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Fatal Accident Inquiries
MDDUS advice document on the steps to take to prepare for a fatal accident inquiry.
Power of attorney
MDDUS advice regarding power of attorney and the legislation designed to protect incapacitated adults.
MDDUS advice to doctors on raising concern if they believe a patient has or will come to harm as a result of care, policies or procedures.
Statutory duty of candour
Duty of candour describes the obligation placed upon healthcare professionals and organisations to be open and honest when something goes wrong.
Claims for clinical negligence
MDDUS advice to its healthcare members dealing with claims for clinical negligence.
Equality Act 2010
MDDUS advice to healthcare professionals on the Equality Act 2010.
Remote consulting in a pandemic
MDDUS advice to its members on remote consulting in the current pandemic.
Confidentiality - core principles
MDDUS advice to its members on the core principles of patient confidentiality.
Consent in adults - core principles
MDDUS advice to its members on gaining consent from adults on all medical interventions, including examinations, investigations and surgical procedures.
Social media - personal use
MDDUS advice to its members on the potential risks of using social media and how it can blur the boundaries between personal and professional life.