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Beware of patients bearing gifts
Dentists are urged to beware of patients bearing gifts this Christmas says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.
Doctors urged to consider implications of patient gifts
Doctors should consider potential ethical dilemmas before accepting gifts from patients this Christmas, warns UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.
Patient safety compromised by bullies
Doctors who bully colleagues are not only failing to follow the principles of good practice, but may risk compromising patient care, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.
Devil is in the detail of lab slips for dentists
Dentists in Scotland who fail to complete laboratory slips accurately risk a loss of earnings and even allegations of fraud, says dental defence organisation MDDUS.
Can my doctor be my Facebook friend?
If you can trust your doctor with your life, can you be their Facebook friend?
Compassion key to end of life care
Doctors involved in end of life care should show that they care not just for the patient but also about the person.
MDDUS report rise in claims against doctors
UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS is reporting a sharp rise in claims against members, with patient complaints the most frequent reason for doctors to contact the organisation.
Claims against dentists continue to rise
A sharp increase in claims against dentists is a result of a growing compensation culture in our society, according to UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.
Doctors warned over top five flu failings
Doctors are urged to ensure they are fully prepared for flu season to avoid jeopardising patient safety, says the UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.
Dentists urged to take care when tweeting
Social media savvy dentists are urged to keep professional and personal relationships separate when using Twitter and Facebook, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.