Consultant liaison managers: what can they do for you?

The consultant liaison manager (CLM) team provides a wide range of services to the MDU's consultant members. Here's how we can help.

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Should doctors fear the regulator?

Being investigated by the GMC is a daunting prospect for any doctor, but procedural change coupled with expert support from the MDU can help allay members' fears.

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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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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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With an estimated 10 million people in the UK suffering from a phobia, it's not surprising that doctors will be approached by patients seeking help for these conditions.

In focus

Managing common fears and phobias in patients

Common phobias can present challenges for both patients and doctors, as Dr Ellie Mein explains.

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Complaint from the family of a deceased patient

The MDU was able to help a GP who faced a complaint from the family of a patient who had wanted to donate his body to medical school after death.

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New e-learning from the MDU: local resolution meetings

Adding to our roster of digital learning, we've now launched a short online course on managing local resolution meetings.

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'All calls are monitored...'

A GP asked about the data protection implications of recording phone calls.

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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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