Journals

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MDU journal April 2016

14 April 2016

Dr Paul Goldsmith tells the MDU why few complaints relating to earlier adverse incidents at his hospital has serious implications for patients, healthcare staff and NHS resources.

DNA
MDU journal December 2015

17 December 2015

Genetic and genomic testing bring many benefits to patients, but there may be pitfalls for doctors, as Dr Kathryn Leask explains.

MDU journal September 2015
MDU journal September 2015

1 September 2015

Health bodies in England must comply with the statutory duty of candour – but many doctors remain unclear on how and when it applies. Dr Michael Devlin cracks the code.

MDU journal June 2015
MDU journal June 2015

8 June 2015

A recent Supreme Court judgment introduced the concept of 'informed consent' to the law of negligence. Dr Udvitha Nandasoma reviews the ethical and legal challenges in the complex area of consent, which is central to the provision of medical treatment.