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Coronavirus Act 2020: death certification and cremation

The Coronavirus Act 2020 has changed the way death certification and cremation are managed for the duration of the outbreak across the UK.

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Lifting the medico-legal burden during COVID-19 pandemic

Pauses to the NHS complaints and ombudsman’s procedures and fitness to practise investigations and hearings during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus: advice for medical students and foundation doctors

Advice for students who wish to volunteer and FY1 doctors on registration.

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Coronavirus and indemnity for retired members

Retired members can reactivate their membership for three months during the pandemic at no additional cost.

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Coronavirus: working outside your usual field of practice

Understand what the GMC expects if you’re required to working outside your usual practice or in unfamiliar surroundings during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Coronavirus: medico-legal update

The medico-legal implications for doctors during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Certifying deaths during COVID-19 outbreak

The process for certifying deaths has changed during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Cautionary Tales 2019

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Patients wanting to record consultations

What should you do if a patient wants to record a consultation, overtly or covertly?

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Conducting remote consultations

Some doctors have expressed concerns about the medico-legal risks and limitations of interacting with patients online, rather than during a traditional face-to-face consultation.

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COVID-19

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is working with doctors to answer any medico-legal queries about coronavirus (COVID-19).

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