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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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Dealing with complaints webinar

Complaints are an unavoidable part of a doctor’s professional life, so it’s important to know how to prevent them from escalating.

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Guidance and advice for occupational health doctors

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.

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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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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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Journal

Managing common fears and phobias in patients

Common phobias can present challenges for both patients and doctors

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Cautionary Tales 2019

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Patient safety and a just culture

The first annual World Patient Safety Day on 17 September 2019 year urged people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer.

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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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How to respond to a complaint

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

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