Your legal obligations to report acts of terrorism, and how to raise concerns if you believe a patient or colleague poses a risk to themselves or others.

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Managing practice appointment systems

21 August 2023

Good communication and clear practice policies can help GP practices manage appointments more effectively without compromising safety.

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Social media in the Republic of Ireland: top tips for doctors

1 August 2023

What advice is available to doctors in the Republic of Ireland on how to avoid the medico-legal risks of social media?

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How to prepare for a complaint resolution meeting

24 May 2023

Local resolution meetings can be a helpful way to resolve complaints. Here's what you need to know.

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The Caldicott principles and guardian roles explained

31 March 2023

What you need to know about the Caldicott principles and the National Data Guardian.

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How to prepare for an internal meeting after an adverse incident

13 March 2023

Getting prepared ahead of an internal investigation meeting is key. Here's our advice.

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GMC provisional enquiries

17 February 2023

Here's what you need to know about GMC provisional enquiries and what to do if your case is being dealt with as one.

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Effective record-keeping

2 February 2023

Clear, accurate records support clinical decision-making and patient care.

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Dealing with challenging patients

30 January 2023

Patients become ‘challenging’ for a number of reasons. Here, we advise on managing the patient while protecting yourself, staff and other patients.

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Montgomery and informed consent

30 January 2023

Explaining informed consent and the significance of Montgomery vs Lanarkshire Health Board.