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Results for: April

Don't feel pressurised into prescribing unfamiliar drugs

Doctors should not feel pressurised into prescribing unfamiliar drugs when dealing with the aftercare of patients who have received treatment abroad, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

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When implied consent might not be enough

Dentists should not assume patient consent is implied before carrying out certain treatments, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

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Doctors must ensure witness evidence is objective

Doctors who provide evidence in court are reminded of their duty to be objective regardless of who cited them to attend, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

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Scottish doctors should seek guidance before whistleblowing

Doctors in Scotland who have concerns about colleagues over patient safety issues should act swiftly and seek advice.

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