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Facing a complaint or a claim can be difficult but there are steps you can take to help manage the stress involved.
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.
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.
NICE has developed a quality standard for the diagnosis and management of Lyme disease in the UK.
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.
A new online resource explores and supports the concept of second victims among healthcare professionals involved in adverse clinical incidents.
Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
Emergency departments are like a canary in the mine for the NHS, says the president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.