Latest updates and advice

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Halloween hazards cause headaches for doctors

10 October 2023

We share some fictitious medico-legal scenarios inspired by unusual cases.

halloween pumpkin
Halloween hazards cause headaches for doctors

10 October 2023

We share some fictitious medico-legal scenarios inspired by unusual cases.

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Being a menopause friendly employer

3 October 2023

It’s important to have a practice policy that sets out support for staff.

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Effectively following clinical guidelines

11 September 2023

Ahead of the GMC's revised Good medical practice coming into effect in January 2024, Dr Ellie Mein discusses the significance of clinical guidelines.

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Certifying deaths after expiry of the Coronavirus Act

28 September 2022

Doctors must have seen the patient during last illness or attended the body to certify death.

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

12 September 2022

We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Sickle cell disorder - what you need to know

28 July 2022

Dr Kathryn Leask discusses medico-legal considerations with sickle cell disorder and how these can be avoided.

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Taking care of your wellbeing after medical school

15 July 2022

What to expect during your transition from medical student to foundation doctor – with advice on taking care of yourself during this busy period.

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How to deal with a request for a private referral

13 July 2022

Make sure patients are referred down the right pathway for efficient access to the right specialist and to avoid complaints.

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Review of MDU files shows nurses face similar medico-legal concerns as doctors

6 July 2022

We’re helping nurse practitioner members with support and advice across a wide range of investigations.