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Things to consider when retiring from practice.
A distressed foundation doctor called the MDU helpline during an ongoing trust investigation where a patient was given an excessive dose of gentamicin.
A foundation doctor got himself into trouble when he hurriedly corrected his notes with the name of the on-call registrar after a patient died on the GI ward.
A hospital consultant contacted the MDU as a transition to a paperless medical record system meant she had to treat patients without sufficient information.
A practice manager called the MDU after being contacted by a local employer, asking whether a fit note issued by the practice was genuine.
A wide range of doctors provide reports about patients to third parties in the course of their work.
What to do in situations where it's not possible to enter data into records at the time they're made.
This guide will help foundation doctors respond to a request from the coroner for a statement.
Significant event analysis is a way of formally analysing incidents that may have implications for patient care.