Guides

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Conscientious objection

30 January 2024

Can doctors make a conscientious decision to refuse to provide certain treatment?

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Acting as a professional witness

30 January 2024

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.

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Introduction to the NHS complaints procedure in England

30 January 2024

Your need-to-know quick guide to the NHS complaints procedure in England.

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How to prepare for an internal meeting after an adverse incident

30 January 2024

Getting prepared ahead of an internal investigation meeting is key. Here's our advice.

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Writing a report or statement

30 January 2024

Doctors may be need to prepare reports or statements for a variety of reasons. Here are our tips on how to write a factual report.

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Foundation year doctors and criminal matters

30 January 2024

Advice for foundation doctors on reducing the risk of criminal investigations, plus how and when the MDU can help.

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Using social media

30 January 2024

Advice for maintaining professional integrity and boundaries on social media.

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Raising concerns

30 January 2024

Raising a concern at work can be difficult to navigate, so it's important to know how, when and why. Here’s our advice for raising concerns about patient safety.

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Dealing with online criticism

30 January 2024

What to do and how to respond if patients go online to criticise you.

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Quick guide to reflective practice

30 January 2024

What you need to know to be a reflective practitioner.