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According to Public Health England (PHE) there has been a steep increase in the number of cases of measles in England this year, and PHE is depending on GPs to be alert to the disease and know the signs and symptoms.
Advice on managing different perspectives between patients and doctors
The MDU defended a GP member in a high value case concerning an alleged failure to refer to hospital for suspected endocarditis.
Injuries from weapons such as knives, guns or even crossbows can raise questions over confidentiality and a doctor's duty to contact the authorities.
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.