Dr Peter Loke

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Aug 2018 // read more
Professional Accountability (Part 2)
Dr Peter Loke
This is the second instalment of a two-part series. The first instalment was published in the July 2018 issue of SMA News (http://bit.ly/2Mn2vte). Professional accountability and the law While professional self-regulation as enfor...
Category: Professionalism
Topic: Professional Accountability

Nov 2015 // read more
Medicine, Law, Professional Regulation and Ethics - Part 2
Dr Peter Loke , Dr T Thirumoorthy
ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM Medical practice is probabilistic; it is an imperfect science, based on complex, vast yet evolving knowledge carried out in teams, and subject to communication lapses and individual biases. Each patient is also unique. Laws, regulations and practice guidelines cannot ...
Category: Medical Ethics , Medical Practice , Professionalism
Topic: Regulation

Sep 2015 // read more
Medicine, Law, Professional Regulation and Ethics — Part 1
Dr Peter Loke
Understanding and applying the law, professional ethical code and guidelines, and ethics are integral parts of professionalism in medical practice. This two-part article will attempt to make some sense of how each of these is different yet correlated. The current article looks at law and professiona...
Category: Medical Practice , Health Law , Medical Ethics , Professionalism
Topic: Regulation