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After a member faced an awkward encounter, we advise on whether it is okay to hug or be hugged by a patient.
30 January 2018
Dr Caroline Fryar, MDU head of advisory services responds to recent enquiries from members about manslaughter cases.
6 November 2017
Dr Caroline Fryar, head of advisory services, accepted a Princess Royal Training Award in recognition of the MDU's training programme for its medico-legal team.
3 November 2017
Contraception is a very common reason for women to consult their doctors; in a small number of cases, problems can arise.
28 September 2017
September has seen NICE put its first draft guidance on Lyme disease out for consultation. The consultation runs until November, with the final guidance expected in April 2018.
10 August 2017
The rules governing treating overseas visitors from outside the EU have been amended
31 July 2017
Five tips for foundation doctors.
15 June 2017
The MDU reassures GPs helping victims of fire that they are indemnified.
26 May 2017
With the UK threat level being raised to critical, a number of doctors have asked the MDU for guidance on their duty to disclose information to the police under the Terrorism Act.
12 May 2017
In response to news of a cyber attack on some NHS systems, we offer some advice.
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