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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

17 Sep 2021

In addition to our recently launched Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing support service for members, we also have a men… https://t.co/1eJuH3cuku

17 Sep 2021

‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist’ is a course designed for any dentist to attend and focuses o… https://t.co/7xm5ehoNY7

15 Sep 2021

Have you watched this video yet? MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd (@emshep698), is talking about our n… https://t.co/jy3ny2FU47

14 Sep 2021

Dr Greg Dollman, senior medico-legal adviser at MDDUS, writes about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our new confide… https://t.co/inHWF9PBpk

14 Sep 2021

MDDUS is looking to recruit a Medical Practice Adviser to join our team. To be based in either our London or Glasgo… https://t.co/JKTWvlBPEA

14 Sep 2021

To be held on 28 October, our ‘Confidentiality for GPs’ course will explore what is expected of GPs in relation to… https://t.co/UQibRhpaBT

10 Sep 2021

MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd, talks about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our confidential and fre… https://t.co/8gqjT8ZI2I

09 Sep 2021

MDDUS has launched a new, confidential and free wellbeing support service. Designed to support our thousands of den… https://t.co/phNofaGkUi

08 Sep 2021

MDDUS has urged our members not to suffer in silence and instead make use of our new, confidential and free wellbei… https://t.co/KbuNpjR1hL

07 Sep 2021

We close Insight Dental with Addenda, which includes a review of The Doctor Who Fooled The World – a book by… https://t.co/sAvwZj2dGV

06 Sep 2021

In her ethics column in the current issue of Insight Dental magazine, Professor Deborah Bowman asks whether hypocri… https://t.co/jZEPmr56xW

03 Sep 2021

The Case Files section in this issue of Insight Dental feature a complaint on NHS treatment costs; advice on treatm… https://t.co/Ak6T5d6zcT

02 Sep 2021

The pandemic has caused major disruption to dental services. Among the many clinical areas affected are referrals f… https://t.co/TeqCHF9T9l

01 Sep 2021

Reflective practice is common – but do your insights go deep enough to ensure lasting change? MDDUS senior risk adv… https://t.co/qS9doxwQcM

31 Aug 2021

Dr Amy Walker shares her experience of a clinical error that profoundly changed her clinical practice, while traini… https://t.co/T93xWT9B3m

30 Aug 2021

Taking place this Thursday, 2 September, our training event ‘Leadership: Conducting an interpersonal conflict resol… https://t.co/ShKyZbrEwi

29 Aug 2021

London-based anaesthetist, expedition medic and photographer, Jon Williamson, talks to Insight Dental about taking… https://t.co/WyKBkXncUO

27 Aug 2021

Dealing with estranged parents can bring many pitfalls for dentists in protecting the confidentiality of young pati… https://t.co/FSRrGg05xL

26 Aug 2021

Around the time of GDC annual renewals, there are a few dental team members who unknowingly miss the renewal date a… https://t.co/TLg7eFvnOe

26 Aug 2021

To be held on 1 September, ‘Investigating and responding to complaints as a hospital doctor/dentist’ is an interact… https://t.co/y6T5vJeCoq

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