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We share some fictitious medico-legal examples inspired by real cases...
Dr Michael Devlin discusses guidance and advice around handling threats to the safety of healthcare workers.
There are various ways for GPs to minimise the risk involved with out-of-hours consultations.
Learn about challenging patient interactions and get practical advice on how to issue warning letters, behaviour agreements and deal with unfair criticism on social media.
How to manage inappropriate patient behaviour and avoid blurring the lines with patient relationships.
Professor Frank Smith of CORESS explains how the charity gives surgeons a new opportunity to share and learn from their experiences.
An ophthalmic surgeon faces disciplinary action following the insertion of an incorrect lens during a cataracts procedure, which was not reported in time, leading to a patient complaint.
A worried FY2 doctor called the MDU advice line after a consultant asked him to write an incident report regarding a patient that was readmitted with haemothorax.
A delay in acting upon blood test results resulted in a patient being rushed to A&E. The GP called the MDU for advice on what steps to take following the incident.