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MDU update for members
6 June 2019
An amendment to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 will introduce liberty protection safeguards (LPS) to replace the current deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS) in England and Wales.
28 May 2019
An investigation from the HSIB has concluded that a national approach is needed in order to tackle the recognition and response to deteriorating patients.
14 May 2019
Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
3 May 2019
More doctors are facing police investigations for gross negligence manslaughter.
30 April 2019
A recent legal case has highlighted GPs' obligation to ensure that advance decisions recorded in patients' notes are brought to the attention of their treating hospital.
29 April 2019
The MDU is making members aware of the recommendations of a review into a drug administration error.
10 April 2019
26 February 2019
18 February 2019
Doctors are being encouraged by Healthcare Improvement Scotland to complete two e-learning modules on death certification.