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A GP was called to a coroner's inquest but was not identified as an 'interested party', and called the MDU for advice.
An MDU member shares their experience of dealing with an unexpected call to attend a coroner's inquest.
An introduction to coroners' inquiries and your duties as a doctor.
Inquests and FAIs may be intimidating but they are just fact-finding inquiries
Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
New rules for the notification of deaths come into force on 1 October 2019.
A doctor's responsibility is to certify a deceased patient's cause of death by issuing a medical certificate of cause of death (MCCD).
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.