Tips on how to record a consultation effectively

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Friday 2nd October 2020

Did you miss our free webinar on Safety Netting in Primary Care? Watch it here.

Mr Malcolm Wilson, Consultant Colorectal, Peritoneal and Pelvic Oncology Surgeon and Clinical Negligence Advisor, commonly sees clinical negligence cases that relate to late diagnosis of colorectal cancer. When recording a consultation, are you clear on what information to include?

GatewayC’s Improving the Quality of Your Referral course aims to assist GPs in improving the quality of suspected cancer referrals. The course features a full interview with Mr Malcolm Wilson, where he discusses the importance of recording a consultation fully from both a patient safety and clinical negligence perspective.

Key points from the full interview include:

The importance of a good clinical history and examination
Patterns of behaviour that require GP attention
A clinical and medicolegal perspective when recording patient consultations
The importance of recording family history

 

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