Avoiding errors in digital prescribing

Digital prescribing is a useful way of working but comes with its own set of potential issues for doctors to consider.

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Difficulties in diagnosing pancreatic cancer

Dr Ellie Mein looks at a review of MDU cases to see what lessons can be learned about avoiding a missed diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

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Coroner

Understanding coroners' investigations: watch our webinar

If you missed out on our live webinar on understanding coroners' investigations, you can now catch it again online.

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Death certification of COVID-19 patient

When a patient died at home following a clinical diagnosis of COVID-19, a GP called the MDU helpline with questions about completing the death certificate.

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Failure to diagnose malignant melanoma is not necessarily negligent, but a claimant may have a case if they can demonstrate that a doctor's management fell below the expected standard...

Claim histories

Diagnostic delays in malignant melanoma

Melanoma can be a challenging diagnosis, so it's important to be confident in assessing and making management decisions about skin lesions.

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Confidentiality concerns and complaints in HIV cases

When analysing members' cases involving patients with HIV, a number of key themes emerged - with confidentiality being top of the list.

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Managing your membership online

You can now view your proof of membership in the MDU app.

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Patient deaths and medical examiners

Dr Michael Devlin explains how medical examiners play a vital role in the process of scrutinising patient deaths.

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Latest e-learning modules now available

We're continuing to expand our suite of online educational resources, helping you learn and develop throughout your career.

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