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Do you know your duties of candour? Part 1

Do you know your duties of candour? Part 1

Part One of a case-based quiz exploring the scope of the professional-ethical and statutory duties of candour.

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Knowing your duties of candour, Part 2

Knowing your duties of candour, Part 2

Part Two of my quiz, to help you build your understanding of the statutory duty of candour

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How to apologise

How to apologise

With apologies now legally mandated, there is a risk their value will be undermined by bureaucracy and cynicism. Here’s how to resist.

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Putting the statutory duty of candour into practice

Putting the statutory duty of candour into practice

I am working with St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust to understand how they support patients and staff after patient safety incidents

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The ‘surgical never events’ task force report

The ‘surgical never events’ task force report

I chaired NHS England’s ‘Surgical Never Events Task Force’. Our report has now been published.

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Restorative justice for the NHS?

Restorative justice for the NHS?

Can principles of restorative justice help rebuild trust when things go wrong in healthcare?

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