Issue 9

Autumn 2017

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Issue 9, Autumn 2017

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Feature

Responding to online criticism

Patients are more likely than ever to turn to social media to voice concerns about their treatment. How well do you understand your personal and professional responsibilities?

In focus

Interview

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.

Leader

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.

In focus

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.