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Facing a complaint or a claim can be difficult but there are steps you can take to help manage the stress involved.
NICE has developed a quality standard for the diagnosis and management of Lyme disease in the UK.
Lasting power of attorney, advance decisions and other important aspects of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 explained by Dr Sally Old.
An MDU member faced a claim alleging that a delay in referral led to a patient's death from severe aortic stenosis.
MDU update for members
Paid-for travel vaccinations and state indemnity.
Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
Assessing a patient's capacity is an essential aspect of being a doctor. Here's what you need to know.
Dr Michael Devlin discusses guidance and advice around handling threats to the safety of healthcare workers.
The MDU was able to help a GP member who faced a claim from the family of a patient who died after being diagnosed with a rare colorectal carcinoma.