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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A Clinical Risk Case Study- Delay in Diagnosing and Treating Oesophageal Cancer04 May 2020
This case study discusses the vital importance of carrying out appropriate investigations such as an OGD (also known as gastroscopy/endoscopy) when a Patient is suffering from reoccurring symptoms to rule out any sinister causes, such as cancer.
COVID-19 on the Frontline: Dr Jacob de Wolff27 April 2020
TMLEP Member, Dr Jacob de Wolff talks about life on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Importance of Erring on The Side of Caution When Interpreting Borderline Squamous or Inadequate Smear Tests21 April 2020
TMLEP would like to highlight the importance of correctly reporting inadequate and therefore inconclusive smear test results.
Lisfranc Injury of the Foot: A Commonly Missed Diagnosis14 April 2020
Lisfranc injuries are uncommon and can be difficult to diagnose which can put patients at risk of unnecessary harm and clinicians at risk for potential claims. This guidance is designed to help improve patient safety, reduce the possibility of misdiagnosis, and the risk of potential litigation.