Safe approach to handling racist abuse
ARE you expected to carry on treating a patient despite being racially abused or threatened? Can you refuse to treat such patients or have them transferred or removed from your list?
Risk: Research trial pitfalls
Potential legal difficulties involving medical trials can range from participant complaints to more serious allegations of fraud. Ensure that you're research ready
Quiz - record keeping
Take our quick quiz and test your knowledge on record keeping
Poll - treating a colleague's patient
Cast your vote in our poll to find out how many clinicians make a note of when they review or prescribe for a colleague's patient
Poll - do you know your data protection officer?
Cast your vote in our poll to find out how many people can identify their data protection officer
Quiz - GDPR one year on
Take our quick quiz and test your knowledge on GDPR one year after it came into effect
Risk: Detached but personal
IT can be tricky remaining detached from patients on a personal basis, particularly for GPs who often have longstanding clinical relationships with individuals and families
Quiz - professionalism in practice
Take our quick quiz and test your knowledge on professionalism in practice
Poll - blurring boundaries
Cast your vote in our poll on maintaining patient boundaries
Don’t “go it alone” in legal matters
MDDUS advisers are here to assist members at the outset of complaints, claims and all regulatory matters. Not seeking assistance at an early stage can have far-reaching consequences.