THEMIS’ Lead Clinical Partner, TMLEP, would like to highlight the importance of gaining fully informed consent, whereby the patient is informed of material risks, alternative treatments and the risks of benefits of any alternative risks.
Our latest clinical risk alerts are based on advanced claims intelligence provided by our Lead Clinical Partner, TMLEP. These are provided to all our policyholders to help keep clinical practice reactive to emerging clinical risk trends, ensuring we can help create a safer clinical world. Please feel free to browse a selection of our recent alerts below.
This article is intended to inform the healthcare profession by providing a broad understanding of the level of indemnity healthcare professionals require by law, demystify the nuances between discretionary indemnity and its counterpart, regulated contractual indemnity, whilst also exploring whether the UK is on course for an indemnity crisis which could result in the end of discretional indemnity.
THEMIS’ Lead Clinical Partner, TMLEP, would like to highlight the importance of taking a full, relevant history and carrying out full examinations of eye injuries including appropriate imaging when history suggests impact with high speed or high impact projectiles.
THEMIS’ Lead Clinical Partner, TMLEP, would like to highlight the importance of taking appropriate medical histories and carrying out assessments, looking for red-flag symptoms, to rule out differential diagnoses.
In this Clinical Risk Alert, THEMIS’ Lead Clinical Partner, TMLEP, would like to highlight the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) 2014 transition report and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) 2016 guidelines which considered the issue of transition.
In this Clinical Risk Alert, THEMIS’ Clinical Partner, TMLEP, would like to highlight the importance of recognising red flags and triggers in pregnant patients and undertaking investigations either themselves, or referring the patient to an obstetrician to investigate further.