Latest updates and advice

guide to raising concerns
New obligation for healthcare professionals to report FGM

30 October 2015

From 31 October 2015, healthcare professionals have a legal obligation to notify the police of suspected Female Genital Mutilation in under 18's.

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GPs advised on avoiding missed cancer diagnoses

22 September 2015

GPs advised to be aware of NICE referral guidelines to avoid potential delays

Planning for a CQC inspection

13 January 2015

The Care Quality Commission's new approach to regulation, monitoring and inspection has led to some significant changes in the way it inspects general practices.

Anatomy of a claim
Anatomy of a claim

12 January 2012

Whether it arrives out of the blue or you have an inkling it’s on its way, receiving a claim for clinical negligence is not a pleasant experience.