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The lessons that can be drawn from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch's (HSIB) report on maternal deaths.
A new report on the incidence of avoidable harm serves as a timely reminder of the good work done by doctors in primary care.
We expect them to be superhumans, but doctors can be deeply affected by adverse incidents - their wellbeing must not be forgotten.
Significant event analysis is a way of formally analysing incidents that may have implications for patient care.
Since April 2010, NHS trusts have had a statutory duty to report all serious incidents (SIs) so that lessons can be learned across the health service.
As dental practices were forced to close in response to the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, we're aware that GPs have received more requests from patients about dental care.
We share some fictitious medico-legal examples inspired by real cases...
Assessing suicide risk can be challenging - but as John Dale-Skinner gleans from previous MDU cases, measures like mental state evaluations can help improve suicide prevention.
Your quick guide to the duty of candour.