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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.
Complaints are an unavoidable part of a doctor’s professional life, so it’s important to know how to prevent them from escalating.
Occupational health doctors face situations unique to their specialty due to the need to balance their ethical duty to patients against the expectations of employers.
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.
Listen while you learn with our new podcast! First up: 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.
Common phobias can present challenges for both patients and doctors
The first annual World Patient Safety Day on 17 September 2019 year urged people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer.
More and more members are contacting the MDU for advice on raising concerns about patient safety.
Writing a good response is a crucial part of successfully resolving a complaint.