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MDDUS responds to latest General Dental Council report

MDDUS Head of Dental Division Stephen Henderson said it is vital dentists receive fair and timely treatment in GDC fitness to practise investigations.

  • 30 November 2022
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MDDUS Chair pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx

Professor Iain Cameron, Chair of MDDUS, pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx.

  • 28 November 2022
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One in three UK junior doctors are going hungry on shift

One in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to access nutritious food while on shift is putting patients at risk, a new MDDUS investigation has found.

  • 10 November 2022
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MDDUS responds to BMA report on experiences of LGBTQ+ doctors

MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid says there is "a long way to go" to make the profession a welcoming place for LGBTQ+ doctors.

  • 02 November 2022
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MDDUS responds to the GMC workforce report

MDDUS chief medical officer Dr John Holden welcomes moves to reduce red tape but says more must be done to improve doctors' working conditions.

  • 18 October 2022
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A statement from MDDUS on the announcement of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

MDDUS wish to record our gratitude for the role Her Majesty played in public life throughout her lifetime.

  • 08 September 2022
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Government must follow through with regulatory reforms amid delay, says MDDUS

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny responds to the Government announcement of delays to medical regulation reform.

  • 22 July 2022
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Revised Good Medical Practice guidance must be mindful of constraints on doctors and the settings in which they work

MDDUS responds to the General Medical Council (GMC) consultation on the revised Good Medical Practice (GMP) guidelines.

  • 20 July 2022
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MDDUS comments on General Medical Council survey findings

MDDUS says support for trainee doctors and trainers must be at the heart of future workforce policy decisions.

  • 19 July 2022
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MDDUS backs calls to protect GPs’ emotional wellbeing

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Dr Naeem Nazem said protecting health professionals’ wellbeing must be a top priority.

  • 13 July 2022
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RT @gabs_finn: ⁦Read the @MDDUS_News⁩ response to latest our ⁦@GDC_UK⁩ General Dental Council report ⁦@HPEU_HYMS⁩ ⁦@HullYorkMed⁩ ⁦@Official…

13 hours ago

What's happening in this picture of James Young Simpson, James Matthews Duncan and George Keith? 🤔 Wrong answers on… https://t.co/D1M0rVsdCa

16 hours 25 minutes ago

‘Disclosure to social services’ is an advice case file in Insight Dental magazine that relates to the disclosure of… https://t.co/Y3UQWtAxet

30 Nov 2022

The @GDC_UK has published research looking at the experiences of individuals involved with fitness to practise inve… https://t.co/IwRtOP3gnR

30 Nov 2022

Can anyone identify what this machine is? #MedTwitter #DentalTwitter (📸 Photo credit: © @TheBDA Museum)… https://t.co/VPebrwLsm8

30 Nov 2022

“I’m excited by our evolution beyond the traditional role of a defence organisation. We’re adapting to the ever-cha… https://t.co/hgr8dYmsYr

30 Nov 2022

Taking place on Tuesday, 6 December, our training event ‘Probity for doctors’ is a three hour course that addresses… https://t.co/X2e96xlZgY

30 Nov 2022

Our first case file in this issue of Insight Dental is titled ‘Long tooth’, a claims related case involving a 58 ye… https://t.co/6BdlpwcxDJ

29 Nov 2022

.@TheBMA has announced that NHS England’s plans to roll out a Citizen Access Programme, which will allow patients t… https://t.co/Ok2zlSxOQC

29 Nov 2022

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29 Nov 2022

Would you take an expensive holiday without travel insurance? Most dentists would say no and yet some find themselv… https://t.co/1271xspP3w

28 Nov 2022

MDDUS Chair pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx https://t.co/ncGLTJ5MQQ

28 Nov 2022

In our annual report we shared that we’ve: - achieved a 5.6% year-on-year increase in membership - seen the number… https://t.co/LvmHloAMNq

28 Nov 2022

In the Insight Dental magazine article ‘Unwanted advances’, MDDUS risk adviser @lou_kay looks at how to deal with t… https://t.co/BtEo0605rG

25 Nov 2022

In the article ‘The career advice you shouldn’t follow’, dental business coach, Alun Rees, explores the downside to… https://t.co/Rp0GMnHAop

25 Nov 2022

Member feedback for our colleague, Dr Naeem Nazem, head of medical at MDDUS. ‘Your email has lifted my spirits and… https://t.co/q5IXYGQLrD

24 Nov 2022

Professor Sir Hector Clare Cameron was a surgeon and President of MDDUS from 1907 – 1927. He was also known for be… https://t.co/D9dtaQaVxJ

24 Nov 2022

“In my first year as Chair of MDDUS, I am proud to say that once again we have delivered strongly for all our membe… https://t.co/Xz7mz60VXe

24 Nov 2022

In the new Insight Dental magazine, our popular Call log features a range of queries from dental care professionals… https://t.co/wzEl207Y9f

23 Nov 2022

A recent employment tribunal case ruled that long Covid may be classed as a disability – so what are the implicatio… https://t.co/UPRuiTDurJ

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