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A trustworthy source: dealing with the media

How GPs can provide trustworthy advice to the media during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Podcast and video

Dealing with the media

What to do if the press come knocking at the surgery door. Dawn Boyall, media relations manager, advises.

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Guide

Dealing with the media

Your quick guide on what to do if you're approached by the media.

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Guide

Marketing with before-and-after images

Ethical considerations and patient consent must be kept in mind when using before and after images to promote your work.

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Case study

Conflicting opinion

A patient who suffered a detached retina claimed he had not been warned that this was a risk of cataract surgery, an allegation denied by the MDU member.

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Guide

Education, media and confidentiality

The rapid development of recording and communication technologies has had a profound impact on the confidentiality of patient information and patient identity. 

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Guide

Using social media

Advice for maintaining professional integrity and boundaries on social media.

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Journal

Is it ok to share personal opinions on social media?

Social media is becoming more prevalent in the lives of medical professionals. Dr Sally Old shares tips on communicating online without failing foul of the rules.

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Guide

Dealing with online criticism

What to do and how to respond when patients go online to criticise your practice.

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