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Withdrawing clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH)

Guidance on making the difficult and emotive decision to withdraw life sustaining treatment from patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state.

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Dealing with online criticism

What to do and how to respond when patients go online to criticise your practice.

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Conscientious objection

A doctor's personal beliefs or conscientious objection to a treatment may prevent them from agreeing to carry out certain actions.

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Coroners' inquests and Fatal Accident Inquiries

Inquests and FAIs may be intimidating but they are just fact-finding inquiries

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Aspects of the clinical negligence legal process explained

Your guide to understanding the processes and procedures of a claim once it is underway.

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Background to litigation

Receiving a claim can be confusing, especially if you're unfamiliar with the procedures and terminology. Our guide will help you understand the litigation process.

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Notification of a claim: what to send us

If you approach us for assistance with a claim, we'll ask you for specific documents and information.

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Cautionary Tales 2019

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Fitness to practise procedures

If your fitness to practise is ever investigated by the GMC, understanding what to expect can make all the difference. Our detailed guide to the process will tell you what you need to know.

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Journal

AI in healthcare

Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform aspects of clinical practice but we must think carefully about its adoption and regulation, says Dr Farzana Rahman.

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Journal

When should I declare a police caution?

A fifth year medical student faces an investigation by her medical school and the GMC in relation to a caution she received before starting her studies.

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