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Medico-legal: Are you social media savvy?

Medico-legal: Are you social media savvy?

The MDU's head of advisory services, Dr Caroline Fryar, challenges GPs to test their...

Viewpoint: Conflicting headlines are confusing patients about breast cancer risks

Viewpoint: Conflicting headlines are confusing patients about breast cancer risks

Over 40% of women do not feel they have a good understanding of the breast cancer...

What won't be covered by the new state indemnity scheme

What won't be covered by the new state indemnity scheme

Dr Rob Hendry, medical director of Medical Protection, explains why GPs will still...

How to help patients identify a regulated and safe online pharmacy

How to help patients identify a regulated and safe online pharmacy

There has been a significant growth in the number of online pharmacies in the UK....

The importance of medical defence

The importance of medical defence

Dr Rob Hendry, medical director of the Medical Protection Society, explains why medical...

What medico-legal challenges will GPs face in 2019?

What medico-legal challenges will GPs face in 2019?

The MDU's head of advisory services, Dr Caroline Fryar, predicts which medico-legal...

NICE guidance on heavy menstrual bleeding highlights importance of patient choice

NICE guidance on heavy menstrual bleeding highlights importance of patient choice

NICE recommends that women should be provided with sufficient information for them...

Why GPs will still need MDO cover after state-backed indemnity is introduced

Why GPs will still need MDO cover after state-backed indemnity is introduced

The MDU's Dr Kathryn Leask looks at the case of a GP involved in an adverse event,...

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One in 20 GPs have sought help from specialist NHS mental health service

More than one in 20 GPs have sought help from a specialist NHS mental health service...

Government 'ignoring BMA warnings' as pension taxes force doctors to quit

Government 'ignoring BMA warnings' as pension taxes force doctors to quit

The government is ignoring warnings that doctors will be forced to cut back their...

Consultation skills: Breaking bad news

Consultation skills: Breaking bad news

Breaking bad news is always a difficult area for GPs, due to the complexity of the...

Power to freeze pensions for doctors facing unproven charges 'against natural justice'

Power to freeze pensions for doctors facing unproven charges 'against natural justice'

Powers that allow the health secretary to suspend NHS pension benefits for doctors...

GPs drop out of high-profile hospital integration scheme

GPs drop out of high-profile hospital integration scheme

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GP practices could face legal action over unpaid service charges

GP practices could face legal action over unpaid service charges

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