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Medical Protection have brought our experienced medicolegal consultants and world leading experts together to discuss topics related to COVID-19 designed to help protect doctors. This podcast channel is a COVID-19 hub to support our members, providing advice and guidance around medicolegal issues and maintaining their well being.

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Medical Protection have brought our experienced medicolegal consultants and world leading experts together to discuss topics related to COVID-19 designed to help protect doctors. This podcast channel is a COVID-19 hub to support our members, providing advice and guidance around medicolegal issues and maintaining their well being.

    Handovers part 2: How to structure safe and effective handovers

    Handovers part 2: How to structure safe and effective handovers

    Dr Sarah Coope, Senior Medical Educator at Medical Protection, in conversation with Professor Peter Gillen, Associate Professor of Surgery RCSI and Clinical Advisor to the National Healthcare Communication Programme Ireland, discuss the value of structuring clinical handovers using the ISBAR3 framework.
    (MPS members can access the recordings on their PRISM elearning platform of a four-part Teleconsulting webinar series which Medical Protection delivered between Sep-Nov 2020).

    • 12 min
    [NZ] Getting to sleep in the time of COVID-19

    [NZ] Getting to sleep in the time of COVID-19

    [This episode is for medical practitioners in New Zealand.]
    Dr Pallavi Bradshaw, medicolegal lead for risk prevention at Medical Protection, talks to Dr David O'Regan, consultant psychiatrist and sleep specialist at the Sleep Disorders Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London. Exploring the potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on sleep and wellbeing. Offering practical tips and techniques to help improve sleep during a time of worry and uncertainty.

    • 23 min
    Handovers part 1: The hazards of poor handovers

    Handovers part 1: The hazards of poor handovers

    Dr Sarah Coope, Senior Medical Educator at Medical Protection, in conversation with Professor Peter Gillen, Associate Professor of Surgery RCSI and Clinical Advisor to the National Healthcare Communication Programme Ireland, discuss the topic of clinical handovers. They summarise the potential risks to patient and clinician when the information transferred is incomplete or unstructured and what some of the barriers to making an effective handover might be.
    (MPS members can access the recordings on their PRISM elearning platform of a four-part Teleconsulting webinar series which Medical Protection delivered between Sep-Nov 2020).

    • 7 min
    Teleconsultations: Practical Checklist of Top-Tips

    Teleconsultations: Practical Checklist of Top-Tips

    This 13 minute podcast is an extract from the first webinar in our Telemedicine series where Dr Sarah Coope, Senior Medical Educator at Medical Protection, focused on the essentials of teleconsulting with patients. Advice given in this podcast was correct at the time of release but please check current regulations, policies and guidance in your organisation.

    • 13 min
    [ZA] Leadership, patient safety and responding to a global pandemic

    [ZA] Leadership, patient safety and responding to a global pandemic

    In this podcast, Dr Graham Howarth, Medicolegal Advisor, and Dr Brenda Kubheka, Managing Director of Health IQ consulting, discuss various elements of patient safety and leadership, especially during a global pandemic. They discuss how clinicians disruptive behaviour has a corrosive effect on teamwork, and how this negatively impacts on patient safety. Brenda also discusses her thoughts around ethics, social justice, South Africa’s response to the pandemic and changes in the healthcare sector during COVID-19.

    • 39 min
    Difficult Interactions with Colleagues during COVID-19

    Difficult Interactions with Colleagues during COVID-19

    In this 20 minute communication skills session, Dr James Thorpe Medicolegal Consultant and Senior Medical Educator and Dr Sarah Coope Senior Medical Educator, focus on discussing difficult interactions with colleagues – a subject that has perhaps become even more important than usual during the current challenges of working in the pandemic. They explore current factors in the COVID19 situation that may contribute to difficult interactions and conflict, then look at self-management and key communication skills that can help you stay in dialogue and effectively problem-solve with your colleague.

    • 21 min

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