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MDDUS report steep rise in social media calls

Doctors who interact with patients on social media risk blurring the boundaries of the professional relationship, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 17 December 2014
  • Press release

Consider data security when using smartphones at work

Doctors are reminded to consider security of patient data and issues of confidentiality when tempted to use smartphones or tablets to deliver patient care, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 03 December 2014
  • Press release

Treating family and friends presents challenges for dentists

Dentists are urged to follow the same procedures when treating family and friends as they do with all other patients, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 02 December 2014
  • Press release

MDDUS wins eco award

MDDUS has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard for its success in reducing carbon emissions.

  • 17 November 2014
  • Press release

Doctors urged to administer flu vaccines appropriately

UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS are reminding doctors to ensure flu vaccinations are administered and delegated appropriately.

  • 12 November 2014
  • Press release

Early intervention can help in child protection issues

Dentists are urged to act swiftly if they have any concerns regarding child protection issues, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 11 November 2014
  • Press release

Doctors protected for Good Samaritan acts

Doctors have an ethical duty to assist members of the public for Good Samaritan acts and will be covered in the unlikely event of a litigation claim arising, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 05 November 2014
  • Press release

MDDUS dental membership continues to grow

Medical and dental defence organisation MDDUS is reporting a 40 per cent increase in their market share of dentists in England since the year 2000.

  • 14 October 2014
  • Press release

MDDUS recruits new adviser as membership continues to grow

Medical defence organisation MDDUS has recruited a new adviser in their London office, as membership continues to grow throughout the UK.

  • 08 October 2014
  • Press release

MDDUS Chief Executive announces retirement

UK-wide medical and dental defence organisation MDDUS announced today that its Chief Executive Professor Gordon Dickson will retire at the end of the year.

  • 08 October 2014
  • Press release

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30 Jul 2021

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29 Jul 2021

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29 Jul 2021

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29 Jul 2021

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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