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24 June 2021
The medical examiner system is now expanding out from acute trusts to include community settings, including GP practices.
16 June 2021
Advice on avoiding missing a diagnosis of skin cancer.
12 March 2021
The GMC's new prescribing guidance, Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices, is due to come into effect from early April '21.
8 March 2021
How to make a best interests assessment.
28 February 2021
Medico-legal adviser Dr Kathryn Leask discusses the proposed changes to the Caldicott principals.
26 January 2021
Watch out for the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease.
25 January 2021
Warfarin is a commonly prescribed medication in primary and secondary care. In the majority of cases it is a safe and effective drug, however it does need careful monitoring and can interact with other commonly prescribed medications.
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.
13 January 2021
Protocols on disclosing medical reports, clearly communicated to both patients and employers, can help manage patients' expectations.