MDDUS responds to the publication of the GMC’s State of medical education and practice in the UK 2023
MDDUS head of medical Dr Naeem Nazem responds to the GMC report which found that more doctors than ever are thinking of leaving the workforce.
Push for NHS staff to switch to new patient record service
HEALTHCARE professionals are being encouraged to switch to the new version of an NHS patient record service before the end of September.
Innovation: Online tool reduces disparities in pregnancy risk assessment
The Tommy’s Pathway can help offer personalised care plans to lower the risk of preterm birth or stillbirth in all women.
Risk: Prescribing controlled drugs
Nearly half of fatal drug poisonings in the UK involve opiates - and clinicians remain at the sharp end. How do you avoid the pitfalls?
Ethics: How should a person be?
PROFESSOR Deborah Bowman reflects on how practice makes perfect, even in ethics.
Practice management: Taking time off for elective surgery
Are employees entitled to fully paid sick leave?
Risk: When a patient refuses a chaperone
What should you do if a patient says “no” to a chaperone?
Case file: Threshold for a GMC investigation
...the building contractor threatens to report the doctor to the GMC over an alleged rude personal comment...
Vignette: Dame Margaret Turner-Warwick (1924 – 2017)
Dame Margaret Turner-Warwick - British thoracic specialist and first woman president of the Royal College of Physicians.
A range of common - and not so common - queries from GPs and practice managers.