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Aspects of the clinical negligence legal process explained

Your guide to understanding the processes and procedures of a claim once it is underway.

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Guide

Background to litigation

Receiving a claim can be confusing, especially if you're unfamiliar with the procedures and terminology. Our guide will help you understand the litigation process.

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Guide

Notification of a claim: what to send us

If you approach us for assistance with a claim, we'll ask you for specific documents and information.

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Guide

Fitness to practise procedures

If your fitness to practise is ever investigated by the GMC, understanding what to expect can make all the difference. Our detailed guide to the process will tell you what you need to know.

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News

Skeletons in the closet: disposing of human skeletons causes medico-legal concerns

The MDU is occasionally asked for advice from doctors and their relatives about how to appropriately dispose of real human skeletons.

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Podcast and video

Mental Capacity Act

Lasting power of attorney, advance decisions and other important aspects of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 explained by Dr Sally Old.

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News

Medico-legal news digest: July 2019

Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.

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News

Advance decisions: legal update

A recent legal case has highlighted GPs' obligation to ensure that advance decisions recorded in patients' notes are brought to the attention of their treating hospital.

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News

Medico-legal news digest: 14 January

Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.

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