The Olympic Games is fast approaching and more than 5,000 doctors have already offered their services as medical volunteers. However, as a recent Casebook article points out, not all doctors can apply to volunteer at the Games. Photo by Peter KonneckeIn the article “Olympic Dilemmas” Dr Iain Barclay, Head of Medical Risk and Underwriting at [...]
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On the 31st of October 2011, the General Medical Council in the UK launched a consultation to produce guidelines for doctors and healthcare professionals when using social media. Why is this needed, and why now? The simple answer is – to stop you from getting into hot water when using Twitter and Social Media! Top [...]
Our guest blogger James Gill is an F1 doctor. In this series, he writes about his personal experiences of that very special time starting out on the wards as an F1. F1 is luck of the draw – F2 is up to you! By now, three weeks into the job it seems that most of [...]
Our guest blogger James Gill is an F1 doctor. In this series, he writes about his personal experiences of that very special time starting out on the wards as an F1. Well we survived week 1, and (almost) as importantly so did all of our patients! Congratulations, and if you felt that you (almost) didn’t [...]
The GMC poses a question to doctors across the UK in its web pages here. Can you film patients without telling them? Well the answer is, of course a resounding no, and even more so in a number of simple scenarios and clinical situations which are covered by the new guidelines on the making of [...]