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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

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

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RT @NHSScotCareers: Wearing an NHSScotland Pride badge is a simple yet effective way to show visible support to LGBT+ people in a healthcar…

4 hours 37 minutes ago

RT @P_H_S_PMH: Today is the start of #menshealthweek and we want to encourage men in Scotland to talk about their mental health. We know th…

4 hours 51 minutes ago

RT @MDDUS_News: We're delighted to receive this feedback on our new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, launched to champion the in…

4 hours 51 minutes ago

RT @MDDUS_News: We recently launched our new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, marking #Pride Month, and to champion the interest…

5 hours 55 minutes ago

RT @LGBTfdn: As part of #MensHealthWeek, we want to make sure you know your rights as an LGBT patient. This guide from @gmcuk details wha…

6 hours 52 minutes ago

RT @scotgovhealth: From today, the NHS Scotland Pride Badge will be worn by health care staff who have taken the pledge to show their suppo…

8 hours 5 minutes ago

We finish this issue of Insight Dental with Addenda, which features a review of Intensive Care – the latest book by… https://t.co/CzM4lyjyeS

8 hours 24 minutes ago

We're delighted to receive this feedback on our new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, launched to champio… https://t.co/pO5LlOHZX5

8 hours 53 minutes ago

RT @MattHancock: I’m delighted that from today, more gay & bisexual men will be allowed to donate blood, platelets & plasma, as the NHS wil…

9 hours 5 minutes ago

We recently launched our new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, marking #Pride Month, and to champion the… https://t.co/9BRdkTgOFf

12 Jun 2021

We have two new positions currently advertised on the MDDUS careers page – we are looking for a Regulatory Lawyer a… https://t.co/eEeMsqZjKt

11 Jun 2021

Our ‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist course’ takes place on Tuesday 15 June and is worth 4.5 C… https://t.co/uSMtq4PgCZ

11 Jun 2021

In this issue of Insight Dental, Professor Deborah Bowman (@deborahbowman) asks what is “moral distress” in the con… https://t.co/ECuHdtjKO8

11 Jun 2021

RT @Missismonty: Proud to be part of this organisation supporting all our employees! #Pride2021 @MDDUS_News https://t.co/qr8iyKY2wy

11 Jun 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Marking #Pride Month, read about the launch of our dynamic new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, which affirms ou…

11 Jun 2021

Marking #Pride Month, read about the launch of our dynamic new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, which af… https://t.co/TcRI8erdPz

10 Jun 2021

RT @ReviewDental: MDDUS Marks Pride Month - https://t.co/LESldQn7HO https://t.co/NGuCFfMBlh

10 Jun 2021

RT @AlisonIHardie: Proud to work for @MDDUS_News #loveislove #Pride2021 https://t.co/EDbSBW381p

10 Jun 2021

RT @scotgovhealth: Up to £5m to help NHS dental practices to purchase, renew or upgrade ventilation equipment as improved ventilation in su…

10 Jun 2021

RT @scotgovhealth: New funding of up to £5 million is available to NHS dentists to help remobilise services as Scotland recovers from the #…