Working safely on night shifts

A better understanding of sleep can help doctors cope better with working nights and ultimately benefit patients too, says Dr Michael Farquhar.

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Relay runners

Passing our expertise on to you

The MDU is proud to have been recognised for its staff's medico-legal training, but the real prize is knowing that members reap the benefits.

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Paramedics

Fatal Accident Inquiries in Scotland: an update

Laura Donald, partner at BTO solicitors, says that changes to the rules concerning FAIs in Scotland are welcome and explains their significance to clinicians.

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DVLA guidance on fitness to drive: scenarios and solutions

The DVLA's Dr Wyn Parry talks through some scenarios involving newly updated fitness to drive guidelines.

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We want all doctors to know the facts about fitness to practise rather than the rumours.

Interview

GMC fitness to practise procedures: interview with Anna Rowland

The GMC's Anna Rowland explains what is being done to reduce the stress of its fitness to practise procedures and increase the support for vulnerable doctors.

Row of empty chairs

Safety netting of DNAs

Ellie Mein explains how not to miss something yourself when tackling the issue of missed appointments.

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Write for us!

This is your journal, so why not write about the issues that matter to you?

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Introducing the Private Healthcare Information Network: Q&A with Dr Vaibhav Joshi

Information about independent practitioners will soon be made available via PHIN; the Private Healthcare Information Network.

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Risk management: top issues and advice, part two

Following on from last issue's article, we round up some more top risk management advice from the MDU's expert medico-legal team.

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