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Managing patient expectations

Advice on managing different perspectives between patients and doctors

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Text message communication in general practice

Text messages are a low-cost and low-effort way for GPs to keep patients updated, particularly for large-scale communications such as flu jab reminders.

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Breaking bad news

Breaking bad news is a complex and sensitive task which requires practice and a considered, tactful approach.

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News

Common queries from foundation doctors

Dr Ellie Mein shares some of the most common reasons foundation doctors call the MDU, and explains what you can do if you find yourself in a similar situation.

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Assessing capacity

Assessing a patient's capacity is an essential aspect of being a doctor. Here's what you need to know.

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Journal

MDU journal spring 2019

A new online resource explores and supports the concept of second victims among healthcare professionals involved in adverse clinical incidents.

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Medico-legal news digest: 14 January

Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.

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MDU journal winter 2018

Emergency departments are like a canary in the mine for the NHS, says the president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.

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Medico-legal news digest: 13 December

Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.

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