Media centre

Find the latest press releases giving advice for doctors and dentists on the latest medico- and dento-legal issues

+++ For COVID-19 related items please visit our coronavirus hub +++

Results Showing | 1 - 8 of 8


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

MDDUS COMMENTS ON CRITICAL ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS REPORT

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

9 hours 4 minutes ago

Our ‘Communication risks for admin and reception teams in GP practice’ training event looks at the common (and emer… https://t.co/BPrycTNW49

20 Jan 2022

Taking place on 13 May, our training event ‘Leadership: Conducting an interpersonal conflict resolution process’ is… https://t.co/PdiFb9qDEY

19 Jan 2022

Taking place on 25 January, our ‘Remote consulting in secondary care’ training event covers how to implement safer… https://t.co/P5RpBQGitW

17 Jan 2022

It doesn’t matter what day of the week it is, MDDUS members can contact our free and confidential wellbeing support… https://t.co/EsgTs6yAow

17 Jan 2022

‘Rebuild your resilience (for hospital doctors)’ is a new training event that will take place on Saturday, 30 April… https://t.co/wj1AQXLKvC

14 Jan 2022

To be held on 8 February, our ‘Leadership: Understanding emotions to reduce risk’ training event is designed for do… https://t.co/2jqzspnMDh

13 Jan 2022

MDDUS chief executive, Chris Kenny, warns about the recent changes to indemnity options for GPs in Northern Ireland… https://t.co/9DYISQ9A2P

13 Jan 2022

MDDUS is looking to recruit a paralegal to join our team in London. For more information, please click on this lin… https://t.co/5RSe0iBGMo

13 Jan 2022

We close Insight Primary magazine with Addenda, which includes reviews of Michael Rosen’s new book Many Different K… https://t.co/edTqRtWCPE

12 Jan 2022

In her regular ethics column in Insight Primary magazine, Professor @deborahbowman considers the case of a broken t… https://t.co/b06HMgYQ5Z

11 Jan 2022

Has your practice ever received information suggesting a patient has been selling prescription medicine? Find out h… https://t.co/Fgd9IpW8L9

11 Jan 2022

To be held on 28 January, our course ‘Accountability without fear: Resilience in clinical practice for GPs’ is desi… https://t.co/q8HtUd3hRX

10 Jan 2022

This issue of Insight Primary magazine’s Case Files concern an accusation of unprofessional language, missed mening… https://t.co/8bjCuHVm5X

07 Jan 2022

Our training event, ‘Confidentiality for hospital doctors’, takes place on 10 February and will explore what is exp… https://t.co/5X5LR90Scq

06 Jan 2022

In the current issue of Insight Primary magazine, Allan Gaw (@ResearchET) explores the landmark court case of Dr Bo… https://t.co/1BGybA9ll0

05 Jan 2022

Insight publications editor Jim Killgore looks at a new artificial intelligence innovation that can “read” electron… https://t.co/m19yYkfCIn

04 Jan 2022

To be held on 27 January, our ‘Risk Management: Managing systems risk within GP practice’ event is designed for PMs… https://t.co/E2vlpnwS1W

03 Jan 2022

In this article in Insight Primary magazine, MDDUS risk adviser Alan Frame offers practical advice on how to “lower… https://t.co/L4UQd3tMoC

31 Dec 2021

From all at MDDUS, we wish you a happy New Year when it arrives. https://t.co/0tBmfNuviw

30 Dec 2021

In the article ‘Assessment of fever in children’, GP partner Guy Krauth, associate clinical director of Lothian Uns… https://t.co/4ZjjHC4ycl

For registration, or any login issues, please visit our login page.