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Avoiding skin cancer diagnosis delays

Melanomas require accurate and timely diagnosis by GPs so that patients can be treated promptly.

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Prescribing contraception to under-16s

Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people

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HSIB investigation reveals complexity of medicine safety

The MDU is making members aware of the recommendations of a review into a drug administration error.

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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 November

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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Prescribing cannabis-based products

From 1 November 2018, specialist UK doctors will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis.

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Guide

Avoiding malaria pitfalls

Patients travelling to malaria hotspots should be encouraged to seek early medical advice about preventative measures.

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MDU journal summer 2018

Mediation can get both sides talking again when conflicts arise.

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Guide

Tracking test results

Effective systems for tracking test results will minimise risk of delayed diagnosis.

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