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13 June 2017
Members of the MDU's expert team share their top tips on risk-management and traversing some common medico-legal issues.
24 March 2017
Professor Debbie Cohen discusses the complex issue of doctors' mental health.
30 November 2016
One MDU member gives a personal account of weathering the storm of a GMC investigation.
11 August 2016
The death of a patient can be both tragic and traumatic. But what would you do if criminal charges were brought as a result?
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.
17 December 2015
Genetic and genomic testing bring many benefits to patients, but there may be pitfalls for doctors, as Dr Kathryn Leask explains.
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.
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.
20 June 2014
In this issue, we look at the challenges that primary care staff can be faced with when working with modern technology.
27 May 2014
Concern about patient confidentiality is one of the common reasons for members to contact us for advice and assistance. In this issue, we look at confidentiality from several different perspectives.