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Organ donation law set to change to opt out system

Organ donation will be moving to an 'opt out' system in 2020.

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Cognitive bias and diagnosis heuristics

How identifying and allowing for bias in your clinical practice can help anticipate medico-legal issues.

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Warning letters to patients: a practical guide

Issuing a formal warning to patients about their behaviour isn't a step most doctors take lightly – but if you ever have to, here's what you should know.

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New guidance for doctors on referring deaths to the coroner

New rules for the notification of deaths come into force on 1 October 2019.

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Guide

Avoiding diagnostic delays in myeloma

An early diagnosis of myeloma has the potential to improve the prognosis and quality of life of the patient.

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Providing work-related vaccinations to practice staff

The CNSGP scheme will not usually indemnify work-related vaccinations for practice staff - unlike the MDU.

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Patient safety and the importance of a just culture

#patientsafety: the first annual World Patient Safety Day is on 17 September 2019

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Safeguarding children at risk of neglect or abuse

GPs play a pivotal role in identifying children at risk and should be familiar with local child protection procedures.

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Managing practice appointment systems

GP practices can find themselves under pressure to find innovative ways to meet patient demands without overload or compromising safety.

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The NHS complaints procedure in Scotland

A concise but comprehensive guide to the Scottish NHS complaints procedure.

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