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FREE risk assessment of your practice including premises, health and safety, protocols, systems and staff issues for all GROUPCARE PREMIUM members.
14 March 2017
A consultant in elderly care medicine contacted the MDU advice line.
A consultant surgeon called the MDU advice line. She intended to retire in several months.
A patient developed a pre-Achilles tendon bursitis and was referred for a steroid injection.
9 February 2017
Your friend, who is also a doctor in the same unit, has posted Facebook photos of a drunken date with a very pretty girl. You recognise the girl as an 18 year old patient who was under the care of your friend several weeks ago.
17 February 2016
A consultant paediatrician had been asked to provide a report regarding a five-year old child he had seen on the ward.
A mother brought her 18-month old son to see their GP. The child had a history of congenital heart defect.
The MDU successfully defended at trial a claim against a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in respect of alleged failure to diagnose avascular necrosis.
A patient claimed her GP should have diagnosed unstable angina. She suffered an ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction nine days after her GP consultation.
An obese patient with a BMI of 44.7 was referred for a bariatric procedure to a consultant vascular surgeon with an interest in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery.
A GP visited an 81-year old patient who had stumbled in the street and injured his right ankle. The doctor noticed that although the patient was able to fully weight bear, there was mild pitting oedema of both ankles.