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How to manage inappropriate patient behaviour and avoid blurring the lines with patient relationships.
Advice for doctors and medical students interested in acting as social media influencers.
There are various ways for GPs to minimise the risk involved with out-of-hours consultations.
A GP sought advice on how to deal with an adult patient who refused to wear a face mask during the pandemic but needed treatment for an ingrown toenail.
A GP called the MDU for advice after receiving a patient complaint. They alleged that a lack of available face-to-face appointments led to a delay in diagnosis.
It’s important to consider the pros and cons when posting content online as a medical professional.
Text messages are a low-cost and low-effort way for GPs to keep patients updated, particularly for large-scale communications such as flu jab reminders.
Patients become ‘challenging’ for a number of reasons. Here, we advise on managing the patient while protecting yourself, staff and other patients.
Significant event analysis is a way of formally analysing incidents that may have implications for patient care.