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Doctors And Healthcare Providers – What Are Your Disclosure Obligations To Patients?
A recent judgment of the High Court in the CervicalCheck litigation highlights the obligations on doctors and healthcare providers in respect of the disclosure of information to patients.
Ireland
13 Jun 2019
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Open Disclosure In The Healthcare Sector: Progress, But Is It Enough?
The HSE has been operating an "open disclosure" policy since 2013 but as the Scally Report on the CervicalCheck Screening Programme confirmed
Ireland
8 Nov 2018
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Waiting Times In A&E: What Are You Telling Your Patients?
Hospitals may be liable where their receptionists give patients misleading information as to the availability of medical assistance.
Ireland
5 Nov 2018
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Gross Negligence Manslaughter In The Healthcare Sector
Can a doctor, hospital or healthcare administrator be charged with the manslaughter of a patient who dies in their care? By law, yes - under the offence of gross negligence manslaughter.
UK
25 Sep 2018
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Disability/Nursing Home Services: Can Residents Be Detained And Restrained?
Can a healthcare professional restrain a resident where there is a concern that his or her behaviour poses a risk to themselves or others?
Ireland
20 Mar 2018
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Investing In Nursing Homecare In Ireland
The combination of demographic need, lack of sufficient medium term State capital investment, non- consolidation, increased regulation and sectoral structural reform, all indicate that significant private sector...
Ireland
18 Jul 2016
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Withdrawal Of Artificial Nutrition And Hydration: Who Decides?
Medical practitioners often find themselves in the unenviable position of having to decide whether to withdraw or discontinue treatment that is artificially prolonging a patient's life.
European Union
1 Dec 2015
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Conquering Record-Keeping For Healthcare Professionals
While it may not be a healthcare professional's most exciting task, keeping good records is good professional practice and makes sense. Good healthcare records protect patients, staff and you, now and in the future.
Ireland
27 Nov 2015
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