Helping to improve clinical risk, reduce litigation risk and improve healthcare standards.

Helping Manage Clinical Risk, Reduce Litigation Risk and Improve Healthcare Standards

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.

Medical Malpractice Indemnity Insurance

The Importance of Gaining Fully Informed Consent

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.

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Medical Malpractice Indemnity Insurance

A Dangerous Reality; A Reliance on Discretionary Indemnity

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.

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Medical Malpractice Indemnity Insurance Ophthalmologist

Importance of Taking an Appropriate History and Correctly Examining Eye Injuries

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.

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Medical Malpractice Indemnity Insurance Dispassionate

Importance of Considering Different Diagnoses After Appropriate History and Assessment

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.

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Medical Malpractice Indemnity Insurance

The Risks of Failing to Implement Regular Monitoring Upon Transition from Paediatric to Adult Care

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.

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Medical Malpractice Indemnity Insurance Obstetrician

The Importance of Recognising Antenatal Care Red Flags.

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.

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Mr Charles Willis-Owen BM BCh MA (Hons Oxon) MFSEM (UK) FRCS (Tr & Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Enhancing Risk Management for Policyholders

By offering policyholders complimentary access to the very latest healthcare analytics updates from TMLEP, policyholders are kept up to date with access to clinical risk alerts that may impact their practice. As a THEMIS policyholder, this keeps clinical practice responsive to emerging trends that could lead to claims.

Mr Charles Willis-Owen BM BCh MA (Hons Oxon) MFSEM (UK) FRCS (Tr & Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Royal Bournemouth Hospital