Guides

Clinical fellowships can give you valuable opportunities to explore specialties and gain experience - before making decisions about where your career is heading.

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How to build your portfolio as a clinical fellow

18 July 2024

Medico-legal adviser Rachel Stewart explains eight ways you can boost your chances of success as a clinical fellow with a broad portfolio.

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Preparing for your first consultant job

18 July 2024

Transitioning to a consultant role is a significant step in your career. The MDU's medico-legal adviser Jerard Ross offers advice on what to expect.

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Medico-legal tips for IMGs in the UK

27 June 2024

What kinds of professional risks do international medical graduates (IMGs) face, and how can you avoid them?

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Five steps for IMGs preparing to work in the NHS

27 June 2024

A quick guide for international medical graduates (IMGs) joining the NHS in the UK.

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Avoiding email dangers

22 May 2024

Protecting personal data is crucial when emailing clinical information.

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Dictated notes and best practice

10 April 2024

Dictated notes may pose problems if records aren't transcribed promptly, or if key information is left out.

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Safeguarding children at risk of neglect or abuse

29 February 2024

Doctors need to be aware of local child protection procedures when identifying and safeguarding children at risk.

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Self-prescribing

30 January 2024

Self-prescribing can lead to serious consequences. Read our guidance on prescribing for yourself or for anyone you have a close personal relationship with.

Self prescribing
Self-prescribing

30 January 2024

Self-prescribing can lead to serious consequences. Read our guidance on prescribing for yourself or for anyone you have a close personal relationship with.