How do we address incidents of violence against doctors and dealing with challenging patients?

Megaphone shouting at COVID viruses from computer screen
MDU journal, summer 2021

13 October 2021

In this issue of the MDU journal: examining complaints about delays in treatment caused by pandemic disruption - and how to manage them.

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MDU journal spring 2021

12 March 2021

Dame Clare Gerada speaks to Dr Catherine Wills about her work with doctors' mental health and the charity Doctors in Distress.

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MDU journal, winter 2020

11 November 2020

After a gruelling GMC investigation, one member shares why he ended up wanting to help others going through similar situations.

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MDU journal, summer 2020

28 July 2020

In the latest issue of the MDU journal, our chief exec Dr Christine Tomkins makes the case for the government to exempt the NHS and its workforce from COVID-19 claims.

Junior doctor looking out of window by empty bed
MDU journal, spring 2020

9 March 2020

An MDU member shares their experience of dealing with an unexpected call to attend a coroner's inquest.

Robot hand holding model heart
MDU journal autumn 2019

9 December 2019

Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform aspects of clinical practice but we must think carefully about its adoption and regulation

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MDU journal summer 2019

23 August 2019

Complaints are unavoidable, so knowing how to deal with them appropriately when they arise is vital. Our comprehensive guide takes you through what you need to know.

Doctor sitting behind curtain
MDU journal spring 2019

30 April 2019

A new online resource explores and supports the concept of second victims among healthcare professionals involved in adverse clinical incidents.

Blurred image of emergency doctors
MDU journal winter 2018

18 December 2018

Emergency departments are like a canary in the mine for the NHS, says the president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.