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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.
16 July 2018
A GP called the MDU advice line after having a difficult conversation with the coroner's officer.
23 April 2018
A GP contacted the MDU’s advice line because a member of the practice team had noticed a Facebook page in which a patient of the practice appeared to be selling prescribed drugs including diazepam and oxycodone.
29 March 2018
A 52-year old woman was admitted for a partial thyroidectomy. During her pre-operative assessment she was told about the risks associated with thyroid surgery.
A student attended a GP practice with a three-week history of a cough that seemed to be worse in the evenings.
17 November 2017
If the police request information, you will need to consider whether overriding your duty of confidentiality can be justified in the best interest of the wider public.
14 March 2017
A patient attended a practice phlebotomist for a blood test for rubella antibodies.
A 58-year old man brought a claim against his GP for failings in the management of his right knee injury, resulting in the delayed diagnosis of an acute meniscal tear.
A patient attended his GP complaining of rectal bleeding, which he’d been experiencing on and off for the past year.
A patient brought a claim against an MDU GP member alleging failure to assess and refer her for an injury to her thigh, leading in turn to a delayed diagnosis of a partial tear of her right quadriceps.
A woman in her 70s underwent a total right hip replacement, and was discharged two days after surgery with surgical stockings and a prescription for rivaroxaban.