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Search through expert guidance and practical advice to help you practise with confidence. You'll find everything from responding to local resolution complaints to working outside your usual field of practice during a pandemic.
Your legal obligations to report acts of terrorism, and how to raise concerns if you believe a patient or colleague poses a risk to themselves or others.
Being contacted by the police - for any reason - can provoke a certain amount of anxiety for a doctor. Here's what you should know.
How would you proceed if the police asked you to disclose a patient's records without their knowledge or consent?
The use of surveillance in healthcare settings can be problematic because of the need to protect patients' confidentiality.
The MDU helped out an emergency department consultant after the police asked for details of a patient they had just arrested.
An expert witness provides an impartial medical opinion to a court, tribunal or committee.
Broaden your understanding of a range of medico-legal topics with our webinars, delivered by MDU doctors.
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A professional witness (also known as a witness of fact) helps the court establish the facts of a case. Here’s what you need to know.
Advice for foundation doctors on reducing the risk of criminal investigations, plus how and when the MDU can help.
An injury from an attack with a knife, blade or sharp instrument must be reported to the police...