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Guide

Coping with complaints stress

Facing a complaint or a claim can be difficult but there are steps you can take to help manage the stress involved.

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Guide

Foundation year doctors and criminal matters

Recent cases have raised concerns among foundation doctors that their work might lead them to be involved in a criminal investigation. In fact, such cases are rare.

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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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News

NICE quality standard on Lyme disease

NICE has developed a quality standard for the diagnosis and management of Lyme disease in the UK.

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Case study

Complaint from the family of a deceased patient

The MDU helped a GP respond to a patient's family, who made a complaint after complications meant the patient's body couldn't be donated to a medical school after his death as he had wanted.

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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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Journal

Second Victim Support

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

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News

Medico-legal news digest: 26 February

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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Journal

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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