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Tips for a quality improvement project

Initiating and participating in a quality improvement (QI) project can help achieve changes that make a real difference to a patient's hospital experience.

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Redacting third party information from notes

You might sometimes need to remove or redact information from medical records when sending them to patients or third parties. Here's what you need to know.

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News

Medico-legal news digest: May 2019

Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.

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Avoiding a medical manslaughter investigation

More doctors are facing police investigations for gross negligence manslaughter.

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Journal

MDU journal spring 2019

A new online resource explores and supports the concept of second victims among healthcare professionals involved in adverse clinical incidents.

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News

Advance decisions: legal update

A recent legal case has highlighted GPs' obligation to ensure that advance decisions recorded in patients' notes are brought to the attention of their treating hospital.

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HSIB investigation reveals complexity of medicine safety

The MDU is making members aware of the recommendations of a review into a drug administration error.

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Journal

Second Victim Support

A new online resource explores and supports the concept of second victims among healthcare professionals involved in adverse clinical incidents.

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Guide

Prescribing contraception to under-16s

Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people

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News

Medico-legal news digest: 10 April 2019

Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.

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