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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
The medico-legal implications for doctors and students during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Dr Sally Old explores times you may be expected to disclose patient information to the police, and how to go about doing it.
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Dr Jerard Ross discusses the most common questions you've been contacting us about.
An MDU member shares their experience of dealing with an unexpected call to attend a coroner's inquest.
Four years on as a qualified doctor, Alex still believes the best advice for medical students is to pace yourself.
The Synap team showcase their favourite digital tools and ways you can use and adapt them when studying at home.
Some final year medical students are graduating early and starting work as foundation interim year 1 doctors (FiY1).