Burnout in doctors doubles risk of patient safety incidents, new study finds
PATIENT safety incidents are twice as likely to happen if a doctor is suffering symptoms of burnout, a new global study has found.
Positive results for friends and family tests
THE vast majority of patient responses to the healthcare “friends and family test” (FFT) were positive, latest figures from NHS England show.
Call for new patient safety commissioners across UK
PATIENT safety commissioners should be appointed in each UK country to reduce risks in health and social care, according to a new report.
HR Alert: Managing staff absence
Employee sick days are on the rise. Read our step-by-step guide to dealing with short and long term absence.
Advice: Tackling workplace bullying
Taking a proactive approach is key to creating a positive working environment.
Ask the Expert: My employee has long Covid - what should I do?
Our practice nurse has been off with Covid for six months with no return date in sight. What should I do?
Case study: An independent appeal
...Mrs M carried out the investigation into the employee's behaviour, while her twin sister was responsible for the appeal...
A statement from MDDUS on the announcement of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
MDDUS wish to record our gratitude for the role Her Majesty played in public life throughout her lifetime.
Dental case study: Persistent gingival swelling
...Mrs L, a smoker, presents with painful swollen and bleeding gums, and swollen lymph nodes. The dentist suspects periodontal infection...
Medical case study: Iatrogenic stroke
...Mr A questions why a blood-thinning drug was prescribed to a patient clearly at risk of stroke...