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29 June 2022
A patient's refusal to declare their health issues before a potentially risky flight gave a GP member some confidentiality considerations...
A GP needed advice when a patient complained about not being prescribed medication while abroad.
The MDU assisted a member when an error with a patient's prescription led to a complaint.
A GP needed the MDU's guidance to process a request for patient records without disclosing confidential information.
A consultant gynaecologist called on the MDU for assistance after a consultation that raised significant safeguarding issues.
A GP called the MDU for advice on how to proceed when a young patient asked for contraception.
The MDU advised a respiratory consultant who had concerns about a patient's use of oxygen at home.
2 July 2021
An ophthalmic surgeon faces disciplinary action following the insertion of an incorrect lens during a cataracts procedure, which was not reported in time, leading to a patient complaint.
A distressed foundation doctor called the MDU helpline during an ongoing trust investigation where a patient was given an excessive dose of gentamicin.
A foundation doctor got himself into trouble when he hurriedly corrected his notes with the name of the on-call registrar after a patient died on the GI ward.