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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.
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.
12 August 2019
Melanomas require accurate and timely diagnosis by GPs so that patients can be treated promptly.
30 July 2019
Doctors and other healthcare professionals have a duty to be alert to signs of domestic abuse.
10 September 2018
Patients travelling to malaria hotspots should be encouraged to seek early medical advice about preventative measures.
21 May 2018
Include child protection documents in records if necessary, important or relevant to the patient's clinical care.
26 March 2014
Dr Nicola Bailey, a member of the medical claims team and former GP, outlines her first role in general practice and informs readers of the top ten things to look out for as a newly qualified GP.
We have developed this guide to support you in some of the common challenges you may face as a consultant. The content will be added to and updated regularly. I hope you find it useful. If you have any medico-legal questions or concerns please seek our advice on freephone 0800 716 646.
A selection of short dilemmas (anonymised for confidentiality), which illustrate some of the situations where the MDU has assisted consultant members.
Glossary of legal terms used throughout the MDU's guides to clinical negligence