Police Investigations

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Latest updates and advice

  • MDU journal spring 2018

    Injuries from weapons such as knives, guns or even crossbows can raise questions over confidentiality and a doctor's duty to contact the authorities.

  • MDU statement on the Dr Bawa-Garba case

    Dr Caroline Fryar, MDU head of advisory services responds to recent enquiries from members about manslaughter cases.

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