Clinical Learning

We are dedicated to improving patient safety and healthcare standards. Please feel free to browse our articles below for recent case studies written by our Clinical Risk and Patient Safety Publishing Group, co-authored by TMLEP’s clinicians.

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Dr Ian Maconochie, Consultant Paediatrician and TMLEP Director of Clinical Information


TMLEP Clinical Updates

TMLEP’s case studies and articles are intended to raise awareness of clinical risk issues in an effort to reduce incidence recurrence and improve patient safety.

Information provided is not intended to be relied upon as advice. Facts have been altered to ensure this case is non-identifiable, albeit clinical learning points remain applicable.

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Thursday 30th November

A Clinical Risk Case Study – Failure to recognise a Fistula in the Oesophagus

Wednesday 15th November

A Clinical Risk Case Study – Failure to Diagnose and Treat Acute Angle Closure Attack leading on to develop Acute Glaucoma

Thursday 2nd November

A Clinical Risk Case Study – Complications during a Caesarean Section

Friday 20th October

Sickle Cell Disease (Haemoglobin SS)

Friday 13th October

Extravasation of Fluid in Anterior Thigh Compartment following Knee Arthroscopy: A Case Report highlighting the Duty of Candour

4th October 2017

The Clinical Manifestations of Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery, as produced by...

26th September 2017

Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery - Thermal Injury

20th September 2017

Laparoscopic Surgery of the Abdomen–Injury to the Bowel or Stomach