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22 April 2022
Your duty of confidentiality to a patient continues after their death.
21 April 2022
What you need to know about taking part in maternity investigations with the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB).
20 April 2022
To ensure proper patient care and treatment, clinical information may need to be shared with other healthcare workers in the team – but only on a need-to-know basis.
A fatal accident inquiry (FAI) is not about proportioning blame – but it’s important to seek advice early. Here’s what you need to know.
11 April 2022
Removing patients is usually the last resort for doctors – and brings certain risks. Here's how to avoid them.
8 April 2022
Local resolution is the first stage in the NHS complaints procedure. Here's what you need to know.
An expert witness provides an impartial medical opinion to a court, tribunal or committee.
A professional witness (also known as a witness of fact) helps the court establish the facts of a case. Here’s what you need to know.
6 April 2022
Advice for foundation doctors on reducing the risk of criminal investigations, plus how and when the MDU can help.
4 April 2022
How we can help if you're facing allegations of clinical negligence.