Tag Archives: discharge summaries

The wall of shame

Over the last decade I have submitted an endless stream of complaints about my patients’ care to our local public health system. Each time the response was similar – the junior doctors involved would sometimes be counselled on their management … Continue reading

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GP to chase

A recently published blog on the GP to chase phenomena. Lets hope we can somehow get all hospital based doctors to read it

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Hospital discharges – a piece of paper vs a proper handover

The issue of a proper and meaningful hospital discharge is a challenge for several reasons. I believe that one of the main reasons is the outdated view of the Visiting Medical Officers of the role of the General Practitioner. When … Continue reading

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