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8 March 2021
Good records support patient care - and can mean you're not vulnerable to criticism in the event of a complaint or claim.
Providing a statement will often be the last you hear of a matter, but there are occasions when you will need to attend court.
An overview of the coroner's role in the Republic of Ireland, plus notifying and reporting deaths.
26 February 2021
There are circumstances in which you may disclose confidential information without patient consent.
23 February 2021
If your fitness to practise is ever investigated by the GMC, understanding what to expect can make all the difference. Our detailed guide to the process tells you what you need to know.
3 February 2021
If someone isn't satisfied with the response to their complaint after the first stage of the NHS complaints procedure, they can refer their complaint to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) for investigation.
29 January 2021
Since April 2010, NHS trusts have had a statutory duty to report all serious incidents (SIs) so that lessons can be learned across the health service.
26 January 2021
Watch out for the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease.
19 January 2021
Guidance on making the difficult and emotive decision to withdraw life sustaining treatment from patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state.
Delays in diagnosis can be due to the vague and non-specific signs and symptoms that patients may present with to their GP.