RCR Newsletter

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The Spring issue of the Newsletter looks at medicolegal issues in our specialties. Interviews with and articles by those working at the front line of litigation and resolution sit alongside commentaries from Fellows and members to provide advice and reassurance on this ever topical issue.

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When I was a lass ...

With the rapidity of advances in medicine, the perception that having once been trained (at some point) in radiotherapy planning, this competence remains constant

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Turning things around

As I write, a report on the investigation into failures in communication or follow-up of unexpected significant radiological findings is being drafted by the HSIB

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Medicine and the law

Newsletter Editor, Dr Rowena Johnson interviews barrister, John Coughlan

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Do we recognise the risk in every decision made?

Fully informed consent is something few, if any, of us would argue against as a concept.

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Action when a concern arises

Being a professional isn’t about never making a mistake. We all make mistakes.


How to stay out of trouble

There are two versions of this article; the short version and the long version.