Media centre

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

Results Showing | 1 - 10 of 32


Don't let emotional pressure cloud your judgement at Christmas

Doctors should resist pressure to discharge patients in time for Christmas if they do not meet necessary clinical criteria.

  • 19 December 2012

Don't let your standards slip

Dentists are urged not to cut corners or let sloppy standards creep into their work or they could risk facing professional difficulties.

  • 10 December 2012

Festive Facebook risks

Doctors are urged to beware of festive social media risks when attending their Christmas work night out, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 05 December 2012

Is your practice social media savvy?

Medical and dental practice staff are urged to consider their actions on social media sites this Christmas.

  • 05 December 2012

Who can consent for children?

Doctors are reminded that only those with parental responsibility – or authorisation from a parent – can consent to treatment in children who lack capacity, unless in an emergency.

  • 21 November 2012

Dealing with needle breakage and retention

Dentists are reminded of the steps to take to prevent - and act on - breakage and retention of dental needles in the tissue.

  • 21 November 2012

Dentists to help educate patients on oral cancer risks

UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS is reminding dentists to play their part in achieving early detection of oral cancer by educating patients of the risks and warning signs.

  • 14 November 2012

Can Skype offer safe alternative to face-to-face consultations?

Doctors are urged to consider the medico-legal issues of using Skype for patient consultations.

  • 12 November 2012

Don't jeopardise patient safety when prescribing Botox

Dentists should under no circumstances prescribe Botox for a patient outside their supervision, warns UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 10 October 2012

Ensure your dental care professionals are registered

Dentists can avoid potential disruption to their practice by ensuring all Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) are fully registered.

  • 19 September 2012

01 Jul 2022

The Call log section in the new Insight Primary magazine is based on actual calls made to MDDUS advisers and cases… https://t.co/iQpsV97D4t

01 Jul 2022

‘Self-reflection and developing insight’ is an interactive MDDUS training course that is designed to help delegates… https://t.co/4ApisYvdKh

01 Jul 2022

In Hybrid Humans, @harrybparker an ex-soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan, explores how technology is helping… https://t.co/QqK5YKjypA

01 Jul 2022

“I would like to thank you, Mr Brassington and Mr Henderson for all your help, support and guidance. I would highly… https://t.co/grHYIxWZn3

30 Jun 2022

A huge congratulations to all #medical and #dental students graduating this summer 🎓 https://t.co/wDbevRn84r

30 Jun 2022

One of the many benefits of being a member of MDDUS is that you get immediate access to YourHalo: Emotional Wellbei… https://t.co/Te8Qy2nDJ4

30 Jun 2022

Are you offering your patients the latest treatment options and specialist services? Stay on top of the latest deve… https://t.co/dhr80VI1ki

30 Jun 2022

In the new Insight Primary magazine @MDDUS_CEO Chris Kenny explores the importance of having a lifetime perspective… https://t.co/KGDhgYJVxh

29 Jun 2022

MDDUS has a number of vacancies listed on our website careers page, including a Medical Practice Adviser and a Tele… https://t.co/yVdDLn91gQ

29 Jun 2022

💙The charity @DoctorsDistress has campaigned for all #healthcare workers to have at least one hour per month of con… https://t.co/QIuB60m34A

29 Jun 2022

The Briefing section in the new issue of Insight Primary contains news from the world of primary care and includes… https://t.co/HlHmBy57Qe

28 Jun 2022

The Notice Board section in the new issue of Insight Primary magazine features the latest membership news articles… https://t.co/Q7S2xtIwOn

28 Jun 2022

Professor @deborahbowman talks season three of @Channel4's #DerryGirls and how her own Catholic school days have in… https://t.co/V5p5iXv6ox

28 Jun 2022

To be held on Thursday 4 August, our ‘Good practice in record keeping for doctors’ training course focuses on the k… https://t.co/9vrP1luL6N

27 Jun 2022

Great to represent our members, customers and colleagues @prideglasgow for the first time on Saturday. And it won’t… https://t.co/V19l6MnZaP

27 Jun 2022

RT @CPDmatch: For PRIMARY CARE. Visit https://t.co/JbwS7Upwsd 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… https://t.co/Wi9sVr6Hw5

25 Jun 2022

Proud to be representing MDDUS at @prideglasgow @Pride #Pride2022 #LetsGetBackTogether https://t.co/N581r4Bvkr

24 Jun 2022

Our training event ‘Avoiding missed or delayed diagnosis claims in primary care’ will be held on Thursday 21 July a… https://t.co/sxLz9T6T9P

24 Jun 2022

🤰Pregnancy can be an exciting but anxious time for an employee. As an employer, it's crucial you know your duties.… https://t.co/HNqmlesbrP

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