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Risk management of mesalazine induced renal failure

The MDU has noticed an increase in notification of claims related to renal impairment alleged to be secondary to mesalazine prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease.

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Statutory duty of candour: avoiding fines

It may not be the main reason to reflect on your organisational duty of candour, but the fact that we are starting to see fines issued for breaches might be an incentive to do so.

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Dealing with challenging patients

Patients become ‘challenging’ for a number of reasons. Here, we advise on managing the patient while protecting yourself, staff and other patients.

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Patient safety and a just culture

The first annual World Patient Safety Day on 17 September 2019 year urged people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer.

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Patient safety and the importance of a just culture

#patientsafety: the first annual World Patient Safety Day is on 17 September 2019

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Managing patient complaints

Complaints are unavoidable in practice, so knowing how to deal with them appropriately when they arise is vital.

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Managing patient expectations

Advice on managing different perspectives between patients and doctors

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Working under pressure

What should doctors do when faced with the prospect of working in unsafe systems?

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Working with healthcare safety investigators to improve maternity care

The MDU answers members' queries about taking part in HSIB maternity investigations

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