Training for members

MDDUS learning materials and courses are designed specifically for members and their teams to use either on an individual basis or in a team-based session. Our aim is to highlight some of the most common medico- and dento-legal risk areas and offer guidance and practical advice on achieving best practice. Search our library by keyword or use the filters on the left to browse by training type and topic.

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Bleak Practice one

This first video-based learning module uses a dramatisation to take you through common risks including breaches of confidentiality, dealing with difficult behaviours and public interest disclosures of patient information

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Bleak Practice two

The second episode of Bleak Practice focuses on additional risks common in general medical practice, including results handling and supporting colleagues with health problems

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Roundtable part 1 - Dealing with serious childhood illnesses

In the first of two roundtable discussions, medical and legal experts explore the risks associated with dealing with common childhood illnesses in primary care

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Roundtable part 2 - Diagnosing conditions with a slower progression

This roundtable discussion with our panel of medical and legal experts examines the difficulties associated with diagnosing conditions with a more slowly progressing natural history

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Dentistry - Pitfalls in practice

In this 20-minute episode of Risk Factor we examine some of more the common areas where dentists can find themselves as the subject of complaints, GDC scrutiny and negligence claims.

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Human factors in healthcare and patient safety

Phil Higton discusses how lessons learned from examining error and human factors within the aviation industry can be transferred to a healthcare environment

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Large claims

This 10-minute edition of Risk Factor features Peter Johnson who explains how MDDUS understands and manages the risks posed by large medical negligence claims

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Risk in sports medicine

Dr Jonny Gordon, an emergency medicine consultant and course director of SportPromote, discusses some of the risks associated with this specialist branch of medicine

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Principles of good record keeping in dentistry

Mr Aubrey Craig, head of dental division with MDDUS, discusses the importance of good record keeping in the light of revised and extended guidance for dentists from the General Dental Council

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Ten years of maternity claims

Majid Hassan, a partner in the clinical law team at Capsticks, discusses his role in a key research project, 'An overview of NHS Litigation Authority research into obstetric negligence'.

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