Tips on how to record a consultation effectively

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

 

Find out more:

  • Access GatewayC’s Improving the Quality of Your Referral course here
  • Watch GatewayC’s free webinar on Safety Netting in Primary Care here
  • Register for our free webinar on Lung Cancer vs COVID-19 here

Follow us: LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook

Latest from the Blog

#hellomynameis – Olivia, Media Technologist

#hellomynameis – Olivia, Media Technologist

With communication at the heart of GatewayC and fundamental to improving patient care, this blog series focuses on introductions and reflections from the team behind the programme. In this post, we’re introducing Olivia, Media Technologist at The Christie School of...

read more
Cancer Keys: False negative chest X-rays

Cancer Keys: False negative chest X-rays

False negative chest X-rays The main investigation for suspected lung cancer in primary care is a chest X-ray. However, reports show that some patients with normal chest X-rays still transpire to have lung cancer. Potential pitfall Although most large lung cancers can...

read more

Related Posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.