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Doctors urged to consider Bribery Act before accepting gifts

Doctors are urged to think twice before accepting gifts this Christmas in light of the introduction of the Bribery Act earlier this year.

  • 19 December 2011

Dentists reminded to pay fee or pay the consequences

Dentists risk being removed from the register and denied the right to practise in the UK if they don’t pay their Annual Retention Fee (ARF) on time.

  • 08 December 2011

Changes are child's play for dentists

Dentists in Scotland risk being penalised for making inappropriate claims if they fail to comply with recent changes to the children‟s dental health programme, Childsmile.

  • 03 November 2011

Is your patient going abroad for dental treatment?

Dentists are facing a growing number of patients who come to them after receiving inadequate treatment abroad according to new figures.

  • 26 October 2011


The UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has issued a comment on the new Royal College of Surgeons and Department of Health report indicating that the peri-operative care of patients undergoing emergency non-cardiac general surgery is “frequently disjointed, protracted and not always patient centred”.

  • 30 September 2011

Is your dental practice ready for radiation inspectors?

Dentists are reminded to take extra steps to ensure patients are fully protected from the hazards of ionising radiation.

  • 21 September 2011

Patient literacy challenge for doctors

Doctors face a growing challenge to ensure proper care is provided to patients with poor literacy skills.

  • 17 August 2011

Delay for dentists comes at a price

Dentists in Scotland who delay submitting claims are losing money due to a crackdown on the three-month payment rule by the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB).

  • 16 August 2011

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A huge congratulations to all #medical and #dental students graduating this summer 🎓

15 hours 42 minutes ago

One of the many benefits of being a member of MDDUS is that you get immediate access to YourHalo: Emotional Wellbei…

16 hours 2 minutes ago

Are you offering your patients the latest treatment options and specialist services? Stay on top of the latest deve…

17 hours 27 minutes ago

In the new Insight Primary magazine @MDDUS_CEO Chris Kenny explores the importance of having a lifetime perspective…

29 Jun 2022

MDDUS has a number of vacancies listed on our website careers page, including a Medical Practice Adviser and a Tele…

29 Jun 2022

💙The charity @DoctorsDistress has campaigned for all #healthcare workers to have at least one hour per month of con…

29 Jun 2022

The Briefing section in the new issue of Insight Primary contains news from the world of primary care and includes…

28 Jun 2022

The Notice Board section in the new issue of Insight Primary magazine features the latest membership news articles…

28 Jun 2022

Professor @deborahbowman talks season three of @Channel4's #DerryGirls and how her own Catholic school days have in…

28 Jun 2022

To be held on Thursday 4 August, our ‘Good practice in record keeping for doctors’ training course focuses on the k…

27 Jun 2022

Great to represent our members, customers and colleagues @prideglasgow for the first time on Saturday. And it won’t…

27 Jun 2022

RT @CPDmatch: For PRIMARY CARE. Visit to find education from amazing providers such as: @OHID @HealthFdn @Teessid…

27 Jun 2022

Very pleased to have just published the new issue of Insight Primary magazine, which includes our regular primary c…

25 Jun 2022

Proud to be representing MDDUS at @prideglasgow @Pride #Pride2022 #LetsGetBackTogether

24 Jun 2022

Our training event ‘Avoiding missed or delayed diagnosis claims in primary care’ will be held on Thursday 21 July a…

24 Jun 2022

🤰Pregnancy can be an exciting but anxious time for an employee. As an employer, it's crucial you know your duties.…

24 Jun 2022

Our recent survey showed that these pressures are having a significant adverse effect on the mental health and well…

24 Jun 2022

Dentists have told us that dealing with the #Covid backlog is making them consider taking on fewer #NHS patients or…

24 Jun 2022

“I hope you have been made aware of the outcome from GMC that my case has been closed without any condition on my l…

23 Jun 2022

RT @SHenderson755: Concern over Covid-19 backlog as one in three dentists report being unable to clear backlog of patients | MDDUS https://…

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