Issue 14

Spring 2019

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Issue 14, Spring 2019

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Feature

Second Victim Support

A new online resource explores and supports the concept of second victims among healthcare professionals involved in adverse clinical incidents. Here the authors and creators explain their research and work.

In focus

News

State-backed indemnity FAQs

The planned introduction of state-backed indemnity for GPs in England and Wales has understandably raised many questions for those concerned.

Case study

State-backed indemnity: don't leave your career exposed

Relying on state-backed indemnity alone won't give you access to support for all the issues a GP can face.

Leader

Health and Justice policy must focus on cutting claims costs

Despite relieving GPs and others in primary care of the burden of indemnity cost, state-backed indemnity does nothing to address the cause of those spiralling costs.