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6 May 2020
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, surveys consistently report those working in healthcare experience high levels of workplace stress.
30 April 2020
Ian Barker, an MDU senior solicitor, explores the GMC approach and some related guidance in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 April 2020
In this webinar, Dr Sharmala Pranklin considers the medico-legal and practical issues raised by remote consultations.
12 February 2020
Two trainees discuss how they raised concerns in their workplace to create a fair and productive environment.
28 November 2019
Complaints are an unavoidable part of a doctor’s professional life, so it’s important to know how to prevent them from escalating.
11 November 2019
How do you write a response to a complaint from a patient? Our medico-legal advisers explain all in the MDU podcast.
19 July 2019
Lasting power of attorney, advance decisions and other important aspects of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 explained by Dr Sally Old.
17 December 2015
Dr Christine Tomkins, chief executive of the MDU and Professor Parveen Kumar CBE, president of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund (RMBF) discuss the issues facing doctors in distress and how both organisations can help.
14 October 2015
Saying sorry is not an admission of guilt. The MDU has been advising doctors for many years to say sorry when something goes wrong.
A recent Supreme Court judgment has introduced what amounts in effect to 'informed consent' to the law of negligence.