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MDDUS responds to General Dental Council position statement

MDDUS welcomes clarity on registration requirements for oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

  • 02 February 2023
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Good medical record keeping essential as NHS under pressure

Doctors across the UK are being reminded to practise good record keeping to prevent professional difficulties whilst working under extraordinary circumstances.

  • 26 January 2023
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A quarter of junior doctors are victims of race hate at work

A quarter of junior doctors have been victims of race hate at work, with the majority abused by their patients, an MDDUS survey has revealed.

  • 06 January 2023
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MDDUS comments on BMA survey revealing cost-of-living crisis among junior doctors

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Dr Naeem Nazem said a tired doctor with worries about their finances is a doctor with increased risk of making mistakes.

  • 19 December 2022
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MDDUS responds to latest BMA report

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny said UK doctors must have access to safe, comfortable rest facilities at work.

  • 05 December 2022
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MDDUS responds to latest General Dental Council report

MDDUS Head of Dental Division Stephen Henderson said it is vital dentists receive fair and timely treatment in GDC fitness to practise investigations.

  • 30 November 2022
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MDDUS Chair pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx

Professor Iain Cameron, Chair of MDDUS, pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx.

  • 28 November 2022
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One in three UK junior doctors are going hungry on shift

One in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to access nutritious food while on shift is putting patients at risk, a new MDDUS investigation has found.

  • 10 November 2022
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MDDUS responds to BMA report on experiences of LGBTQ+ doctors

MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid says there is "a long way to go" to make the profession a welcoming place for LGBTQ+ doctors.

  • 02 November 2022
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MDDUS responds to the GMC workforce report

MDDUS chief medical officer Dr John Holden welcomes moves to reduce red tape but says more must be done to improve doctors' working conditions.

  • 18 October 2022
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‘Support in a time of crisis’ in this issue of Insight Secondary magazine is an article from @DutyToCare1, a free s… https://t.co/AZNEYE4MzH

03 Feb 2023

In the article ‘Altering clinical records – do’s and don'ts’ from MDDUS risk adviser Alan Frame, he looks at how cl… https://t.co/ph8G69YAM9

03 Feb 2023

Member feedback for our colleague, Susan Willatt, dental adviser at MDDUS. ‘I received the email from GDC that they… https://t.co/0JhHm8wOe0

02 Feb 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Frank and fearless’, @ResearchET (Allan Gaw) looks at the life of Jane E… https://t.co/OuRjrXdSna

02 Feb 2023

#TimeToTalkDay encourages people to make space for conversations around mental health. Within MDDUS, we have a g… https://t.co/6PvKAMSpvZ

02 Feb 2023

The @GDC_UK has published a position statement on the registration requirements for oral and maxillofacial surgeons… https://t.co/6fGWL5LZw3

01 Feb 2023

The viewpoint article ‘A place of acceptance’ by MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr @GordonMcDavid, offers a personal pe… https://t.co/ba9nhNIPjX

31 Jan 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article ‘The surprising history of medical defence’, Allan Gaw (@ResearchET) reco… https://t.co/9EkMbLDZ3m

30 Jan 2023

In our latest survey, three in four junior doctors said they had experienced burnout at work, with 39% saying lack… https://t.co/4Nl1sMkSTd

30 Jan 2023

Our advice case file ‘Post-incident meeting’ involves a doctor who was sent a letter by her hospital trust requesti… https://t.co/4iq0olUpPU

29 Jan 2023

The claim case file in Insight Secondary is ‘Gut pain’ and relates to a letter of claim received by a doctor that h… https://t.co/SYtunfPCaX

28 Jan 2023

In Insight Secondary, the complaint case file ‘Wrong email attachment’ concerns a consultant dermatologist who real… https://t.co/zFrC4OTcJs

27 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Lucy Yates, solicitor and Greg Dollman, medical adviser. ‘Thank you very m… https://t.co/Ko2JnnKCcY

27 Jan 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article, ‘Are you delegating safely?’, MDDUS risk adviser @lou_kay highlights how… https://t.co/GskVEMNuCC

26 Jan 2023

Doctors across the UK are being reminded to practise good record keeping to prevent professional difficulties whils… https://t.co/0riDMGa6mQ

26 Jan 2023

Jim Killgore is the publications editor at MDDUS and his latest Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Virtual wards i… https://t.co/7YWmkTdY88

25 Jan 2023

With one in three UK junior doctors going hungry due to a lack of access to nutritious food at work, we have been u… https://t.co/L9Fec9Y4rc

25 Jan 2023

In the new Insight Secondary magazine, the article ‘Burnout risks patient safety’ from @lizprice_risk looks at how… https://t.co/SkrxDeWoyN

24 Jan 2023

We recently published our latest Insight Secondary magazine which includes the articles ‘Going hungry on shift’, ‘B… https://t.co/kstgZFyaGU

23 Jan 2023

Our latest member survey revealed that one in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to acce… https://t.co/abYOqZ2o5R

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