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"Medicine - and not just in Britain - has a culture of hiding errors and forgiving those who make them."
Richard Smith. Managing the clinical performance of doctors. BMJ 1999;319:1314-1315

The Shipman Inquiry

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Weitere Materialien

Problem Doctors: Is There a System-Level Solution? Lucian L. Leape, MD, and John A. Fromson, MD. Annals of Internal Medicine 2006; 144: 107-115 (17.1.2006)
s.a. Meldung im deutschen Ärzteblatt vom 23.1.2006

Suchterkrankungen bei Ärzten: Bei Therapie gute Aussicht auf Heilung. Wilfried Kunstmann, Ingo Flenker. Deutsches Ärzteblatt 102, Ausgabe 27 vom 08.07.2005, Seite A-1941 / B-1640 / C-1544

Prevention better than cure. Report of the short-life working group on poor performance amongst doctors & dentists in training.Scottish Executive, July 2001
Report makes a series of recommendations to ensure that the occasional under-performing doctor or dentist in training is identified as early as possible, and to "prevent" rather than "cure" problems. It also aims to ensure that the mechanisms dealing with such doctors and dentists are consistent across Scotland.

All doctors are problem doctors Richard Smith. BMJ 1997;314:841

Doctors with problems in an NHS workforce L.J. Donaldson. BMJ 1994;308:1277-1282

General Medical Council: Fitness to practise (concerns about doctors)

The National Clinical Assessment Service promotes patient safety by providing confidential advice and support to the NHS in situations where the performance of doctors and dentists is giving cause for concern.