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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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
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