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Raising concerns

Our advice for raising concerns in your organisation.

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Education, media and confidentiality

The rapid development of recording and communication technologies has had a profound impact on the confidentiality of patient information and patient identity. 

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Dictated notes and best practice

Dictated notes may pose problems if records aren't transcribed promptly, or if key information is left out.

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Confidentiality and disclosing information after death

Your duty of confidentiality to a patient continues after their death.

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Case study

Raising concerns about a colleague

After seeing a colleague drinking heavily before returning to work, a trainee called the MDU for advice on whether they should raise a concern over risks to patient safety.

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News

Ombudsman complaints during pandemic

Complaints to the ombudsman may increase as services resume.

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Responding to local resolution complaints during pandemic

The pandemic continues to impact the ability to respond to complaints.

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Cautionary Tales

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Patient safety prospers when healthcare workers are well

This World Patient Safety Day we look at the importance of healthcare workers' physical and psychological wellbeing.

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GMC fitness to practise procedures resume

The GMC is adopting a proportionate approach to its procedures during the pandemic.

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Journal

Avoiding errors in digital prescribing

Digital prescribing is a useful way of working but comes with its own set of potential issues for doctors to consider.

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