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Test your knowledge of how you’d respond to these fictional festive dilemmas, based on cases reported to the MDU.
Your duty of confidentiality to a patient continues after their death.
Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people.
GPs must ensure they’re specifically trained and competent before carrying out this procedure.
Medico-legal concerns can be extremely stressful for healthcare professionals at every level, but there are lots of places you can turn to for help if you need it.
Myeloma is the third most common blood cancer in the UK, but early diagnosis can improve a patient's prognosis and quality of life.
Dictated notes may pose problems if records aren't transcribed promptly, or if key information is left out.
Information relating to complaints should be stored separately from the medical record...
Learn about challenging patient interactions and get practical advice on how to issue warning letters, behaviour agreements and deal with unfair criticism on social media.
Healthcare professionals must be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong that causes, or has the potential to cause, harm or distress.