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Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
18 February 2019
Doctors are being encouraged by Healthcare Improvement Scotland to complete two e-learning modules on death certification.
16 January 2019
New guidance is available to support doctors faced with the difficult and emotive decision to withdraw life sustaining treatment from patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state.
14 January 2019
13 December 2018
27 November 2018
The festive period is a busy time of year for GPs, so here are some tips to help with the medico-legal issues that might arise.
13 November 2018
29 October 2018
The MDU is occasionally asked for advice from doctors and their relatives about how to appropriately dispose of real human skeletons.
19 October 2018
From 1 November 2018, specialist UK doctors will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis.
17 October 2018
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