Medical malpractice attorneys in the United Kingdom can file claims not just against individual doctors, but also against the firms or clinics for which they operate. Learn more about the consequences of dual claims.
Teleradiology has become widely used all over the UK, due to technological advancements and the need to reduce the backlog in the NHS sector. This article will explore the reasons behind the development of teleradiology, its benefits, and its potential downsides and exposures.
Medical malpractice claims are a significant issue in the healthcare industry globally, and the United Kingdom (UK) is no exception. In the UK, medical malpractice claims are primarily handled by the National Health Service (NHS), which is a publicly funded healthcare system.
The healthcare industry has undergone significant evolution in recent years, and this has brought about new challenges for medical indemnity insurance. Medical malpractice claims and insurance in the UK have been particularly affected by these changes.
Medical Defence Organisations vs. Insurance Companies for Medical indemnity – Which is right for you?
In the United Kingdom, healthcare professionals are required to have medical indemnity insurance to protect themselves in case of any claims of negligence or malpractice.
Patients are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of informed consent. Putting practicians at risk. It is essential for you to understand the theory and practice behind informed consent. Read our key recommendations on how to effectively ask your patients for consent.
As a medical professional, despite your best efforts, you will always receive complaints from dissatisfied patients within your day-to-day clinical practice. Naturally, this is a stressful experience to have to go through.
Studies into surgical errors in the UK have been conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). One of these studies highlighted that the UK has 5.5 cases of surgical errors per 100,000 patients discharged from hospital.
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