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Guide

Getting a clear picture of radiology claims

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims notified by MDU radiology members and provides advice on managing risk.

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Claims in ophthalmology

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler analyses clinical negligence claims against ophthalmology members of the MDU over a ten-year period and offers advice on managing risk in this speciality.

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Guide

Ear, nose and throat claims

Dr Gemma Taylor and Greta Barnes, senior claims handlers analyse clinical negligence claims against ear, nose and throat surgeons who are MDU members and offer advice on managing risk in this speciality.

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Learning lessons from urology claims

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims against MDU urology members and provides advice on managing risk.

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Journal

Alleged failure to diagnose DVT, resulting in fatal PE

The MDU was able to successfully support a GP member facing a claim for a failure to diagnose DVT in a patient recently returned from holiday.

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Guide

Psychiatric claims under the spotlight

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims pursued against MDU psychiatrist members and offers tips on managing common risks.

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Guide

Avoiding diagnostic delays in myeloma

An early diagnosis of myeloma has the potential to improve the prognosis and quality of life of the patient.

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Journal

Management of a sports injury

A patient made a claim against an MDU orthopaedic surgeon after they suffered complications following operations to treat their acromioclavicular joint dislocation.

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Guide

Foundation year doctors and criminal matters

Recent cases have raised concerns among foundation doctors that their work might lead them to be involved in a criminal investigation. In fact, such cases are rare.

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