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18 June 2021
A wide range of doctors provide reports about patients to third parties in the course of their work.
16 June 2021
Advice on avoiding missing a diagnosis of skin cancer.
14 June 2021
Patients become ‘challenging’ for a number of reasons. Here, we advise on managing the patient while protecting yourself, staff and other patients.
4 June 2021
What to do in situations where it's not possible to enter data into records at the time they're made.
28 May 2021
Significant event analysis is a way of formally analysing incidents that may have implications for patient care.
4 May 2021
Security and protection of personal data is a key concern when emailing clinical information.
12 April 2021
If parents who have separated ask for medical information about their child, it's important to know how to handle the request sensitively and correctly.
6 April 2021
A doctor's personal beliefs or conscientious objection to a treatment may prevent them from agreeing to carry out certain actions.
15 March 2021
Assessing a patient's capacity is essential for all doctors and there are medico-legal considerations. Here’s what you need to know.
Complaints are inevitable in medicine, and few doctors will get through their career without being involved in at least one, so it's vital to know how to respond.