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The Department of Health and Social Care has published a report entitled: "Appropriate clinical negligence cover - a...
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On 16 April 2020 the UK Government announced that coronavirus lockdown will continue for at least three more weeks, but ...
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General \
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In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, Incision is continually working hard behind the scenes, finding solutions to ...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
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Examination of patients is essential to a clinician's role, including intimate examinations, and examinations of vulnera...
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Nobody likes to contemplate the possibility of being subject to a police investigation. The thought of an arrest or pol...
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As a surgeon or doctor, you will certainly be handling sensitive health data about your patients. Unfortunately, if yo...
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Handling data is unavoidable! After GDPR was introduced in 2016, and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA2018) passed in t...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
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Cover for Surgical Assistants and Fellows Incision believes that its medical indemnity and related cover for surgeons...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
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Do you know how to get it right from the start and what to do if it goes wrong? Your doctor/patient relationships are s...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
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Most medical professionals will be involved in an Inquest at some point in their careers, whether this involves attendi...
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A single clinical incident in private practice can potentially result in multiple jeopardy for any GMC-regulated surgeo...
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Many surgeons and doctors prepare expert reports for use in civil or even criminal litigation, or even in GMC proceedi...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
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Unfortunately, complaints (whether reasonable or not) from patients are almost inevitable. Complaints could stem from t...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
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As the COVID-19 Vaccination program progresses with speed across the UK, our members will be aware that not all patient...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
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2020 was a challenging time for most, but especially hard for many of you on the front line. As a token of heartfelt ...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
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In our experience, the most difficult claims come from patients that the surgeon, doctor or Clinic could have avoided t...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Incision Indemnity - 6 mins read
Complaints and claims against healthcare professionals – including surgeons/doctors in private practice – are an u...
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Surgeons \
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Despite the astounding pace of scientific research and development relating to Covid-19, there are still some crucial ...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
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Even before the pandemic of 2020, technology developments had made remote consulting by telephone, message and video c...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Joanne Staphnill - 7 mins read
Most doctors get enormous satisfaction from working with patients, and the positive difference they make to so many li...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Joanne Staphnill - 4 mins read
The internet makes it simple to instantly tell the world precisely what you think. Anyone with an internet connection ...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Joanne Staphnill - 9 mins read
It is very rare for medical secretaries, medical administrators or practice managers to be qualified healthcare profes...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
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While some surgeons and doctors work as truly self-employed individuals, many surgeons and doctors set up corporate en...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
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What constitutes a notifiable claim or circumstance under the policy? This would be an indication that a claim for c...
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We are often asked what our golden rules are for surgeons and doctors faced with patient complaints. Here they are! ...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Incision Indemnity - 2 mins read
If you have bought an insurance policy to cover you against claims for medical malpractice, then you have bought that ...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Joanne Staphnill - 3 mins read
In your private practice, has a patient ever asked you whether you have insurance, or for your insurance details? Did ...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Incision Indemnity - 5 mins read
While the year has been dominated by the Covid 19 pandemic it should not be forgotten that two major reports into medic...
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Majid Hassan from Capsticks provided an overview of the litigation process, considering key issues such as consent and ...
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already in use in diagnostics today, and its importance in healthcare seems set...
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BAAPS recently asked Incision Indemnity to provide their members with a webinar focusing on ‘Managing Unhappy Patie...
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The law and practice around consent for medical procedures has been a changing landscape for the last few years.  T...
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The phenomenon of on-line reviews The phenomenon of public on-line reviews for virtually any product or service is h...
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Traditional unregulated Medical Defence Organisations provide Medical Indemnity as a purely discretionary benefit of me...
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It has been over two years since GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force. The ICO's resources for healthc...
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Surgeons \
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On the 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came into force.  This was a significant deve...
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To all our members, many of whom are supporting the NHS at this time, whether you are volunteering or carrying on with ...
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Surgeons \
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World-wide Recall of Biocell Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders due to link with Breast Implant associated A...
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Surgeons \
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With effect from the 1st April 2020, Incision are pleased to announce the launch of Incision Support. We are delighte...
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We expect to see a huge increase in the numbers of remote consultations between healthcare professionals (including sur...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
by Joanne Staphnill - 38 mins read
Obtaining valid patient consent is one of the most fundamental pre-operative responsibilities of surgeons. In 2015 ther...
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The law on consent - the duty of a healthcare professional to advise a patient on the risks of a particular treatment -...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
by Joanne Staphnill - 3 mins read
Obtaining valid patient consent is one of the most fundamental pre-operative responsibilities of surgeons. In 2015 ther...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Capsticks Solicitors - 3 mins read
An adult of ‘sound mind’ can provide valid consent to medical treatment, including a refusal of treatment that woul...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \
by Incision Indemnity - 8 mins read
Discretionary and contractual medical indemnity are the two types of protection available to doctors. What exactly is t...
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Surgeons \ Medical Professionals \ Private Clinics \
by Majid Hassan - 4 mins read
As a response to the Francis Inquiry, a statutory duty of candour was introduced under Regulation 20 Health and Social ...
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Mental Health Awareness week starts every year on the second Monday in May - in 2018 from 14 - 20 May. The Mental Healt...
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