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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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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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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Managing consultations to avoid missed diagnosis

Dr Malcolm Thomas from Effective Professional Interactions (EPI) provides some practical suggestions on how to develop safe and clinically effective consultations with patients and their relatives

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Managing telephone consultations to avoid missed diagnosis

In this episode, Dr Malcolm Thomas offers practical advice on managing telephone consultations

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