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Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people
The MDU defended a GP member in a high value case concerning an alleged failure to refer to hospital for suspected endocarditis.
Dr Christine Tomkins, chief executive of the MDU and Professor Parveen Kumar CBE, president of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund (RMBF) discuss the issues facing doctors in distress and how both organisations can help.
A new online resource explores and supports the concept of second victims among healthcare professionals involved in adverse clinical incidents.