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Coping with complaints stress

Facing a complaint or a claim can be difficult but there are steps you can take to help manage the stress involved.

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News

NICE quality standard on Lyme disease

NICE has developed a quality standard for the diagnosis and management of Lyme disease in the UK.

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Podcast and video

Mental Capacity Act

Lasting power of attorney, advance decisions and other important aspects of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 explained by Dr Sally Old.

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Case study

Delayed referral

An MDU member faced a claim alleging that a delay in referral led to a patient's death from severe aortic stenosis.

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News

Updated statement about existing liabilities scheme

MDU update for members

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News

Travel vaccinations: indemnity arrangements clarified

Paid-for travel vaccinations and state indemnity.

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News

Medico-legal news digest: July 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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Guide

Assessing capacity

Assessing a patient's capacity is an essential aspect of being a doctor. Here's what you need to know.

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Journal

Dealing with threats and violence in the healthcare setting

Dr Michael Devlin discusses guidance and advice around handling threats to the safety of healthcare workers.

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Case study

Delayed diagnosis of rectal cancer

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.

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