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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.

  • 18 December 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 16 December 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 11 December 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 03 December 2013
  • Press release

Can my doctor be my Facebook friend?

If you can trust your doctor with your life, can you be their Facebook friend?

  • 22 November 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 06 November 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 29 October 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 29 October 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 21 October 2013
  • Press release

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.

  • 02 October 2013
  • Press release

30 Jul 2021

Read about our work in partnership with @Dr_PhilippaW and Dr Dan Poulter MP urging @sajidjavid to abandon specific… https://t.co/0sbgFQ7fCF

30 Jul 2021

The latest issue of Insight Secondary magazine contains the article ‘Smartphone technology in chronic disease manag… https://t.co/h42I6f0jpA

30 Jul 2021

Our event, ‘Practice Manager Leadership: DISC analysis to understand and improve communication and team working’ is… https://t.co/fHhqb6LySo

29 Jul 2021

We are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for two awards in this year's @CIPR_Awards for our campaign wo… https://t.co/vFDnNC802q

29 Jul 2021

RT @CIPR_Awards: .@CIPR_Scotland #PRideSC Campaign shortlist: @ZeroWasteScot @3x1Group @BEAR_Scotland @apprentice_scot @BIGPartnership @Bri…

29 Jul 2021

In the new issue of Insight Secondary, our Viewpoint is from MDDUS’ head of medical division, Dr @NaeemNazem, who w… https://t.co/MbvOKxaqSw

28 Jul 2021

To be held on 16 September, our ‘Multidisciplinary team working: managing systems and boundary risks’ event highlig… https://t.co/vzAAboNvba

28 Jul 2021

In our latest issue of Insight Secondary, the Briefing section contains key news from the world of secondary care,… https://t.co/1CFLabNVIB

27 Jul 2021

This issue’s Notice Board section contains details on the MDDUS’ annual report, an insight into our sister company… https://t.co/FxwfAhMV7u

26 Jul 2021

MDDUS has just published the latest issue of Insight Secondary magazine and it’s packed full of great articles! To… https://t.co/YiBQlz9Gdv

26 Jul 2021

Our event, ‘DISC analysis to understand and improve communication and team working’ takes place on 9 September 2021… https://t.co/WXVt1Pg3zz

23 Jul 2021

‘Risk Management: Remote consulting in secondary care’ takes place on 8 September and is designed for any clinician… https://t.co/lYYkTdupSF

22 Jul 2021

RT @ptsafetyNHS: Our new national service for recording and learning from patient safety events is now live. This will eventually replace t…

21 Jul 2021

.@MDDUS_CEO Chris Kenny said: “Everyone at MDDUS is tremendously sorry to learn that Dame Clare has been diagnose… https://t.co/uuwijdMNAc

21 Jul 2021

‘Conducting an interpersonal conflict resolution process’ is a two hour training course designed for anyone with a… https://t.co/tiuQfLvHAi

20 Jul 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Read below in this article from @pulsetoday how in 'a year like no other', MDDUS supported our members as they dealt with t…

20 Jul 2021

RT @TheDentistMag: MDDUS comment on the continued use of face masks in healthcare settings after July 19. ➡ To read more, visit our websi…

20 Jul 2021

Read below in this article from @pulsetoday how in 'a year like no other', MDDUS supported our members as they deal… https://t.co/qdLmRTrgrI

19 Jul 2021

RT @PrimaryCareNHS: If you go to a #dental appointment you still need to wear a face mask and socially distance – this is to help keep you…

19 Jul 2021

RT @ReviewDental: MDDUS: Face Masks after 19th July - https://t.co/H8UCIihnvU https://t.co/zuQ8af7gHZ