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Protecting the NHS from the medico-legal consequences of coronavirus

If we truly value its contribution, the NHS and its workforce must now be shielded from the additional burden of coronavirus civil claims, says Dr Christine Tomkins.

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Diagnostic delays in malignant melanoma

Melanoma can be a challenging diagnosis, so it's important to be confident in assessing and making management decisions about skin lesions.

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Journal

Difficulties in diagnosing pancreatic cancer

Dr Ellie Mein looks at a review of MDU cases to see what lessons can be learned about avoiding a missed diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

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News

Be alert to Lyme disease in patients returning from summer breaks

Members are being warned to be alert to patients with Lyme disease symptoms

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Guide

Responding to litigation

Many doctors who have gone through clinical litigation tell us that coping with personal feelings is perhaps the most difficult aspect of this stressful time.

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News

Avoiding diagnostic delays in malignant melanoma

As summer approaches, we provide advice on avoiding missing a diagnosis of skin cancer.

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Journal

Alleged failure to review 'out of date' medication

The MDU supported a GP member with an allegation of failing to review a medication's expiry date.

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Guide

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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