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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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Podcast and video

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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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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Getting a clear picture of radiology claims

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims notified by MDU radiology members and provides advice on managing risk.

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Claims in ophthalmology

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler analyses clinical negligence claims against ophthalmology members of the MDU over a ten-year period and offers advice on managing risk in this speciality.

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Guide

Ear, nose and throat claims

Dr Gemma Taylor and Greta Barnes, senior claims handlers analyse clinical negligence claims against ear, nose and throat surgeons who are MDU members and offer advice on managing risk in this speciality.

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Cautionary Tales 2019

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Guide

Learning lessons from urology claims

Dr Shabbir Choudhury, senior medical claims handler, analyses clinical negligence claims against MDU urology members and provides advice on managing risk.

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Journal

Alleged failure to diagnose DVT, resulting in fatal PE

The MDU was able to successfully support a GP member facing a claim for a failure to diagnose DVT in a patient recently returned from holiday.

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Journal

New podcast from the MDU

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

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