The importance of medical defence

25th March 2019

Dr Rob Hendry, medical director at the Medical Protection Society, explains why medical defence is still important for GPs – and their practices – even after the introduction of state-backed indemnity This is an edited [read more]

Bawa-Garba granted permission to appeal

3rd April 2018

Hadiza Bawa-Garba has been granted leave to appeal her removal from the medical register in the court of appeal, the BMA has said. Dr Bawa-Garba, a paediatrics trainee, was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter in [read more]

GMC unveils plans for improved medical training

4th April 2017

Rigid medical training  needs radical overhaul to provide trainees with more flexibility and patients with doctors who can care for multiple health conditions, the GMC’s plan for training has revealed. The plan follows a review [read more]