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6 November 2018
You have responsibilities to a patient if their condition or treatment affects their ability or fitness to drive.
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.
30 March 2018
Your legal obligations to report, and how to raise concerns if you believe a colleague poses a risk to themselves or others.
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
Your questions answered regarding clinical negligence and what to do if a case is brought against you.