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New duty of candour rules instruct medics to admit mistakes: Opinion

New duty of candour rules instruct medics to admit mistakes: Opinion

21 Jul 2015

An opinion piece blog by Will Powell on the introduction of duty of candour to encourage the admitting of medical mistakes.

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Summary of the events following the death of Robbie Powell – Part 2

Summary of the events following the death of Robbie Powell – Part 2

03 Jul 2015

Summary of the events following the death of Robbie Powell – Part 2, continuing from Will Powell's earlier article on Mistreatment.com

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NHS staff told to say 'I am sorry' to patients for medical mistakes

NHS staff told to say 'I am sorry' to patients for medical mistakes

29 Jun 2015

Doctors, nurses and midwives must now offer a swift apology and explanation to those patients injured by medical mistakes during treatment, says new guidance: but will it be enough?

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British GP’s have poor cancer referral rates, says study

British GP’s have poor cancer referral rates, says study

18 Jun 2015

GP’s in Britain are among the worst for referring patients to check for cancer according to an international study carried out by International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership. The study was also published in BMJ Openand has led to cancer charities calling for an urgent review of the cancer care system in Britain.

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Summary of the events following the death of Robbie Powell – Part 1

Summary of the events following the death of Robbie Powell – Part 1

09 Jun 2015

If you have not already done so please read the summary of events that led to Robbie’s negligent death on the 17th April 1990.

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