Guides

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Getting a clear picture of radiology claims

19 November 2019

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims notified by MDU radiology members and provides advice on managing risk.

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Claims in ophthalmology

19 November 2019

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler analyses clinical negligence claims against ophthalmology members of the MDU over a ten-year period and offers advice on managing risk in this speciality.

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Ear, nose and throat claims

18 November 2019

Dr Gemma Taylor and Greta Barnes, senior claims handlers analyse clinical negligence claims against ear, nose and throat surgeons who are MDU members and offer advice on managing risk in this speciality.

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Learning lessons from urology claims

18 November 2019

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims against MDU urology members and provides advice on managing risk.

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Psychiatric claims under the spotlight

29 October 2019

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims pursued against MDU psychiatrist members and offers tips on managing common risks.

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Managing practice appointment systems

10 September 2019

GP practices can find themselves under pressure to find innovative ways to meet patient demands without overload or compromising safety.

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The NHS complaints procedure in Scotland

10 September 2019

A concise but comprehensive guide to the Scottish NHS complaints procedure.

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Managing patient expectations

21 August 2019

Advice on managing different perspectives between patients and doctors

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Avoiding skin cancer diagnosis delays

12 August 2019

Melanomas require accurate and timely diagnosis by GPs so that patients can be treated promptly.

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Quick guide to reflective practice

7 August 2019

What you need to know to be a reflective practitioner.