Briefing: Fast forward

Is the new GP app being launched by NHS Digital heradling a brave new world of AI technology in primary healthcare?


Risk: Is reality TV too risky?

MDDUS often hears from members seeking advice about engaging with media producers. What are the risks involved?


Wounded healer

Dr Clare Gerada of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme highlights the sometimes devastating impact of patient complaints on the mental wellbeing of doctors


A nasty surprise

Dr Allan Gaw explores the curious legal origin of “duty of care” in the context of clinical negligence


Clinical risk: Managing tooth wear

Professor Andrew Eder considers some of the risks associated with the identification and management of tooth wear and how to handle them


Dilemma: Caught on camera

Should a practice hand over CCTV footage to a police officer investigating a crime?


Ethics: Double vision

Professor Deborah Bowman discusses the curious “doubling” – or “simultaneous yearning for the contradictory” – that can occur when dealing with serious illness


Book choice: Shapeshifters

Book review by Dr Greg Dollman


Vignette: Richard Asher (1912-1969)

Medical innovator and educator

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