Issue 11

Spring 2018

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Close-up of crossbow bolts

Crossbows and confidentiality

Injuries from weapons such as knives, guns or even crossbows can raise questions over confidentiality and a doctor's duty to contact the authorities.

In focus


Addressing mortality rates in patients with learning disabilities

Dr Dominic Slowie looks at the incidence of higher mortality rates in patients with learning disabilities, and what actions doctors can take.


Specialist support

The MDU's unique expertise is a vital component in our ability to assist doctors facing the most serious allegations.


MDU news update

A quick round up of what's new from the MDU.