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Dealing with online criticism

What to do and how to respond when patients go online to criticise your practice.

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Guide

Notification of a claim: what to send us

If you approach us for assistance with a claim, we'll ask you for specific documents and information.

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Guide

Fitness to practise procedures

If your fitness to practise is ever investigated by the GMC, understanding what to expect can make all the difference. Our detailed guide to the process will tell you what you need to know.

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Journal

AI in healthcare

Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform aspects of clinical practice but we must think carefully about its adoption and regulation, says Dr Farzana Rahman.

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Journal

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

Four festive dilemmas

Test your knowledge of how you'd 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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Cautionary Tales 2019

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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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Journal

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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