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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Human factor risks - trust and challenge

This 20-minute video explores the link between individuals' inability to challenge others within a healthcare team and the associated risks

  • Video
  • Video presentation

Human factor risks - assertiveness

Assertiveness is a key skill in communication and a lack of assertiveness skills can contribute to adverse incidents

  • Video
  • Video presentation

Safety culture in primary care

This 15 minute video focusses on the primary care setting to illustrate how culture can be assessed and changed to support the development of a safety culture

  • Video
  • Video presentation

Acting as a witness

This module is aimed at doctors and takes around 45 minutes to complete. It includes a short assessment at the end.

  • Online course
  • 0.75 CPD hours

Complaints handling checklist

Use this checklist to review your current system for handling complaints, or as a good practice checklist when setting up a new process within your practice

  • Checklist

Delegation to HCSWs or HCAs

This checklist can help decide which tasks are suitable for delegation to HCSWs/HCAs, mitigating some of the potential risks

  • Checklist

Consent checklist

This checklist can be used in your practice to review procedures for obtaining patient consent to support compliance with GMC guidance and mitigation of medico-legal risk

  • Checklist

Clinical record keeping checklist

This checklist can help to review the way your practice manages the integrity and security of patient records, to ensure record keeping complies with General Medical Council guidance

  • Checklist

Chaperones checklist

This checklist, which has been designed for use by GPs and practice managers, provides a guide to the knowledge and training requirements for an effective chaperone

  • Checklist

Parental rights and responsibilities

This guidance sheet can be used to help clinicians understand the principles involved in establishing who has parental rights and responsibilities when considering actions around children/young people.

  • Toolbox

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