TMLEP Clinical Updates
TMLEP’s Clinical Updates are provided in order to raise awareness of clinical risk issues and to reduce incidence recurrence and improve patient safety. Facts have been anonymised to maintain data confidentiality, however learning points remain applicable.
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The Risk of Unrecognised Post-Operative Haematoma22 September 2020
Once post-operative complications are noted, patients should receive appropriate care and regular observation and reassessment.
Reducing the Risk of Litigation When Providing Ultrasound Services Under an SLA or AQP Arrangement14 September 2020
It is vital private ultrasound providers have up-to-date, clear and definitive SLA agreements with GPs, ensuring the risk of litigation is minimised.
The Importance of Rescheduling Cancelled Liver Cancer Screening Appointments08 September 2020
This case relates to a patient’s HCC Surveillance Ultrasound being cancelled and not rescheduled, resulting in a late detection of HCC.
Generally Consenting for Chronic Nerve Pain and/or Nerve Damage01 September 2020
Nerve damage is a typically rare, albeit recognised complication that can arise from a number of different surgical procedures.