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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.
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.
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.
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.