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When should I declare a police caution?

A fifth year medical student faces an investigation by her medical school and the GMC in relation to a caution she received before starting her studies.

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News

Festive dilemmas

Test your knowledge of how you would respond to these festive dilemmas

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News

Avoiding diagnostic delays in heart failure

To help reduce the risk of a delayed or missed heart failure diagnosis, we examine cases involving heart failure in light of a new report from the British Heart Foundation.

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Case study

Complaint from the family of a deceased patient

The MDU helped a GP respond to a patient's family, who made a complaint after complications meant the patient's body couldn't be donated to a medical school after his death as he had wanted.

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New podcast from the MDU

Listen while you learn with our new podcast! First up: writing a complaint response.

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Podcast and video

Writing a complaint response

How do you write a response to a complaint from a patient? Our medico-legal advisers explain all in the MDU podcast.

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Why writing makes us better medics

Tanya Drobnis, UCL medical student and co-editor of the university’s student medical journal Rums Review shares her love of writing and medical journalism.

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Cautionary Tales 2019

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Speaking up for patient safety

More and more members are contacting the MDU for advice on raising concerns about patient safety.

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Guide

How to respond to a complaint

Writing a good response is a crucial part of successfully resolving a complaint.

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Journal

My elective in photos Zambia and South Africa

Medical student Alice Gwyn-Jones reports back on her elective after unforgettable experiences in southern Africa.

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