Guides

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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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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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Avoiding malaria pitfalls

10 September 2018

Patients travelling to malaria hotspots should be encouraged to seek early medical advice about preventative measures.

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Storage and disclosure of child protection documents

21 May 2018

Include child protection documents in records if necessary, important or relevant to the patient's clinical care.

MDU guide for consultants

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.

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Clinical negligence: glossary of legal terms

Glossary of legal terms used throughout the MDU's guides to clinical negligence