Medical Protection represented a consultant neuroradiologist where it was alleged that Dr B negligently interpreted an MRI scan. Peter J Mordecai, claims manager at Medical Protection, explores the issues in this type of claim. Medical Protection acknowledges the contribution to this article from Raja, Darryl & Loh.
Good communication is essential in ensuring patient safety, but it may also reduce the likelihood of patient complaints and claims if something goes wrong. Dr James Thorpe, Senior Medical Educator at Medical Protection, explains more.
Dr Sara Sreih, Medicolegal Consultant and Peter J Mordecai, Claims Manager at Medical Protection, examine a recent case study where a failure to provide safety netting advice landed the doctor in a medicolegal dispute.
The world has not been the same since the pandemic, and clinicians also had to adapt their practice in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Otherwise, clinicians would run the risk of getting a complaint or claim, as illustrated in the following case studies by Dr Sara Sreih, medicolegal consultant and Peter J Mordecai, claims manager at Medical Protection.
Medical Protection Society (MPS) has received numerous requests for advice on the risks involved in remote consulting, or telemedicine, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important that you are aware of and protect yourself against the medicolegal pitfalls. Dr Sara Sreih and Dr Uzair Sidek, medicolegal consultants of MPS, answer frequently asked questions on safety during remote consulting.
This year’s Pharmaceutical Industry Pharmacists Insights (PIPI 2021) symposium saw industry professionals from local and international settings provide career development insights for young pharmacists.
A common cause of pelvic pain in women, dysmenorrhoea is characterized by cramping in the lower abdomen that is cyclical, occurring before and/or during menstruation. Audrey Abella speaks with Dr Seet Meei Jiun, consultant from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, to share insight on managing dysmenorrhoea in primary care.