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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.
21 September 2020
After seeing a colleague drinking heavily before returning to work, a trainee called the MDU for advice on whether they should raise a concern over risks to patient safety.
4 September 2020
A GP received a complaint from a patient who'd instructed a solicitor to investigate a possible claim against their employer, following a work related injury.
25 August 2020
A GP member was due to have a remote consultation because of the coronavirus outbreak, and needed the MDU's advice with questions surrounding confidentiality and data protection.
28 July 2020
A GP was called to a coroner's inquest but was not identified as an 'interested person', and called the MDU for advice.
17 July 2020
When a patient died at home following a clinical diagnosis of COVID-19, a GP called the MDU helpline with questions about completing the death certificate.
2 July 2020
After being involved in an adverse incident, a trainee needed advice on what might happen next and what they should do to make amends.
A GP was concerned about the risks of stopping a patient's prescription for sodium valproate, and called the MDU for advice.
A consultant in elderly care medicine called the MDU advice line after being contacted by the solicitor acting on behalf of an in-patient.
After being notified about some potential prescription anomalies, the GMC wrote to a hospital consultant, who in turn called on the MDU for advice.
29 June 2020
The MDU helped an ST doctor with questions about the potential fitness to drive of a patient who offered conflicting histories.