Post Tagged with: "Fitness to Practice"

Book Review – Tough Choices: Stories from the Front Line of Medical Ethics (Book Guild, 2018) by Daniel Sokol

Book Review – Tough Choices: Stories from the Front Line of Medical Ethics (Book Guild, 2018) by Daniel Sokol

Daniel Sokol takes us on a fascinating journey through the world of medical ethics, drawing on his extensive experience as a medical ethicist and barrister in London. The book consists of short chapters on contemporary ethical complexities, recent media headlines (such as the Alfie Evans case), issues core to medical practice such as the nature of the doctor-patient relationship and […]

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Dealing with a damaging report at a Fitness to Practise Panel

Dealing with a damaging report at a Fitness to Practise Panel

  Dr Daniel Sokol is a barrister specialising in student appeals and former lecturer in medical ethics.  He frequently represents medical students at university hearings Few events are more terrifying for medical students than a Fitness to Practise Panel.  The Panel decides whether a student is fit to practise for the purposes of continuing their medical studies.  It can effectively […]

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The Internet is for P-p-persuasion

The Internet is for P-p-persuasion

[box] Oscar To explains how internet etiquette can impact on doctor-patient interaction [/box] In the modern day, the internet has allowed us to become ever more connected to people from all over the world, many of which we will never meet. Social media platforms have given us an unprecedented ability to expose ourselves to the world, be it in our […]

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