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More and more members are contacting the MDU for advice on raising concerns about patient safety.
It’s not always easy but doctors have a professional duty to raise concerns when patient safety is being put at risk. Dr Kathryn Leask highlights resources that can help prepare you to speak up.
A student observes inappropriate behaviour by their supervisor on a ward. What should they do next?
What should doctors do when faced with the prospect of working in unsafe systems?
Doctors and other healthcare professionals have a duty to be alert to signs of domestic abuse.
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.
A confidentiality question arose after an MDU member was asked to disclose information about a patient who potentially posed a threat to a public figure.
A specialty doctor had a job offer at another hospital withdrawn, and spoke to the MDU's advice line to ask if she had a right to see the reference written about her by a colleague.
Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people