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'Good neighbour acts' and volunteering at events

Make sure you have everything you need when providing medical cover at amateur and charity sporting competitions.

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Journal

Getting to the heart of cardiology claims

Dr Claire Wratten, senior medical claims handler analyses clinical negligence claims notified by MDU members working in the field of cardiology and provides advice on managing risk.

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Journal

Facing criticism as an expert witness

Despite their role as impartial providers of information, doctors acting as expert witnesses can themselves become subject to scrutiny.

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Guide

Fitness to practise (FTP) 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 tells you what you need to know.

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Guide

Be alert to Lyme disease in patients

Watch out for the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease.

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Guide

Medical Council investigations

For doctors in the Republic of Ireland, finding yourself subject to a Medical Council investigation is an upsetting and stressful experience. Here's what you need to know.

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Journal

Speaking from experience: the value of peer-to-peer support

After a gruelling GMC investigation, a retired hospital consultant MDU member wanted to help others in the same situation.

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News

Halloween hazards can lead to complaints

We share some fictitious medico-legal examples inspired by real cases...

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Journal

Changes and challenges: handling claims during the pandemic

David Pranklin, head of the MDU's claims handling unit, reflects on the last seven months and how his team has adapted to continue supporting members through challenging times.

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