Media centre

Find the latest press releases giving advice for doctors and dentists on the latest medico- and dento-legal issues

Results Showing | 1 - 10 of 304

GDC changes to fitness to practise processes are “pragmatic and sensible”, says MDDUS

MDDUS Head of Dental Division Stephen Henderson said the changes would bring significant improvements for registrants.

  • 02 March 2023
  • Press release

Government pledges to clamp down on NHS Trusts not providing round the clock access to food for doctors

The Government will force NHS Trusts in England to make food and drink available to healthcare workers round the clock if Trusts fail to deliver the national standards introduced last year.

  • 24 February 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to GDC consultation on guidance to its Interim Orders Committee

MDDUS Head of Dental Division Stephen Henderson welcomes the proposed changes, but urges the Government to reform fitness to practise legislation.

  • 06 February 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to BMA survey on junior doctor wellbeing

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Dr Naeem Nazem said stress levels in the UK healthcare workforce have reached an almost unsustainable point.

  • 06 February 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to General Dental Council position statement

MDDUS welcomes clarity on registration requirements for oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

  • 02 February 2023
  • Press release

Good medical record keeping essential as NHS under pressure

Doctors across the UK are being reminded to practise good record keeping to prevent professional difficulties whilst working under extraordinary circumstances.

  • 26 January 2023
  • Press release

A quarter of junior doctors are victims of race hate at work

A quarter of junior doctors have been victims of race hate at work, with the majority abused by their patients, an MDDUS survey has revealed.

  • 06 January 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS comments on BMA survey revealing cost-of-living crisis among junior doctors

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Dr Naeem Nazem said a tired doctor with worries about their finances is a doctor with increased risk of making mistakes.

  • 19 December 2022
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to latest BMA report

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny said UK doctors must have access to safe, comfortable rest facilities at work.

  • 05 December 2022
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

1 hours 21 minutes ago

To be held on Thursday, 30 March, ‘Leadership: Recognising and managing team conflict to reduce risk and improve ef…

13 hours 16 minutes ago

With weight loss tourism in the headlines, members often ask what their responsibilities are when patients have tre…

18 hours 2 minutes ago

RT @rogerbloor: @MDDUS_News @ByLeavesWeLive Thanks to @MDDUS_News and @ByLeavesWeLive for selecting my poem and for co-sponsoring such a wo…

19 hours 38 minutes ago

On #WorldPoetryDay, we are sharing a poem by @RogerBloor from Tools of the Trade - a @ByLeavesWeLive initiative we…

17 Mar 2023

Member feedback for Clare Pearce, solicitor and her colleagues at MDDUS. ‘I went with MDDUS and have never looked b…

16 Mar 2023

Have you seen our new ‘Acting as a witness for dentists’ online training course? Providing 45 minutes of verifiable…

14 Mar 2023

RT @docsuzy: @MDDUS_News Thanks for sharing! Now all I have to do is find another GP to share the wonderful view with! I’ve never tired of…

14 Mar 2023

Our training event ‘Equality, diversity and inclusion workshop’ will be held on Tuesday, 28 March. It’s designed fo…

13 Mar 2023

📸 Thanks to our member GP Dr Susan Bowie @docsuzy who shared this picture of the view from her consulting room at t…

10 Mar 2023

Member feedback for Rebecca Neville, solicitor. ‘I was recently supported by Rebecca and Paul Renteurs with a coron…

09 Mar 2023

Designed for medical or dental practice managers who have, or aspire to have, a leadership role, our training event…

09 Mar 2023

MDDUS is looking forward to exhibiting at the Scottish Dental Show, which takes place at Braehead Arena in Glasgow…

08 Mar 2023

Happy #InternationalWomensDay ✨ Medical Practice Advisor, Mariam Salgado, shares what this year's theme means to…

08 Mar 2023

This #InternationalWomensDay MDDUS member, @missjyotishah, MBE, tells us more about her clinic which offers men fre…

08 Mar 2023

Happy #InternationalWomensDay ✨ Our Head of Sales and Relationships, Deepa Odedra, tells us about her experience a…

08 Mar 2023

To find out more about how you can support @SmartWorksHQ visit #InternationalWomensDay…

07 Mar 2023

To be held on Wednesday, 22 March, our training event ‘Creating safe and inclusive environments’ is a new, interact…

07 Mar 2023

‘A place of acceptance’ is an article from MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid, who offers a personal pers…

06 Mar 2023

The article ‘Hard choices – on difficult decisions’ from Professor @deborahbowman reflects on the complexities of m…

06 Mar 2023

Looking forward to exhibiting at the North of England @Dentistry Show, which takes place this Saturday. Our sales t…

For registration, or any login issues, please visit our login page.