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Four steps to minimise disruption this easter

Doctors should work together with patients and the out-of-hours service to ensure patient care is not affected this Easter.

  • 02 April 2014
  • Press release

Increase in advice calls on third-party requests

UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS is reporting a sharp rise in calls from members seeking advice on disclosing medical records to third parties.

  • 19 March 2014
  • Press release

Managing expectations of patients with dentures

Managing patient expectations is the key to successful treatment when dealing with dentures, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 12 March 2014
  • Press release

Agree levels of disclosure before emailing patients

Doctors must have consent and agree levels of disclosure before communicating electronically with patients, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 05 March 2014
  • Press release

Five steps to ensure dental audit improves your practice

Dental audits need not be a box-ticking exercise, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 26 February 2014
  • Press release

Open and constructive approach can resolve patient complaints

Many complaints doctors receive can be resolved by simply listening to the patient and adopting an open and constructive approach, claims UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 22 January 2014
  • Press release

Dentists urged to meet record card checks standard

Dentists in England are urged to comply with NHS record card check regulations or risk termination of their contract, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 21 January 2014
  • Press release

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