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Concern over Covid-19 backlog as one in three dentists report being unable to clear backlog of patients

One in three dentists are struggling to clear the backlog of patients caused by the pandemic, the findings of a new MDDUS survey reveal.

  • 23 June 2022
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MDDUS comments on RCGP report into ‘mass exodus’ of GPs

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Naeem Nazem comments on the RCGP report and calls for greater support for GPs.

  • 22 June 2022
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MDDUS comments on BMA’s report on racism in medicine

The British Medical Association has published a report which finds that doctors of ethnic minority backgrounds face persistent and intolerable levels of racism

  • 15 June 2022
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MDDUS free membership and support for retired doctors extended until September 2022

MDDUS has once again extended its offer of free membership to retired doctors who return to work during the pandemic.

  • 10 June 2022
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MDDUS marks Pride month

MDDUS will take part for the first time in one of the UK’s largest Pride marches to demonstrate its support for LGBT members, customers, colleagues and the community.

  • 09 June 2022
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MDDUS comments on BMJ article into violence against GPs

MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny responds to report showing violent incidents in UK general practices has doubled in the last five years.

  • 01 June 2022
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Healthcare professionals’ wellbeing must be prioritised in future workforce planning by NHS

Protecting health professionals’ wellbeing must be a top priority in workforce planning, says MDDUS head of medical division Dr Naeem Nazem.

  • 19 May 2022
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MDDUS comments on the appointment of Dame Carrie MacEwen as chair of the General Medical Council

MDDUS chief medical officer John Holden congratulates Dame Carrie McEwen on her appointment as chair of the General Medical Council.

  • 09 May 2022
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MDDUS comments on health and social care report into clinical negligence reform

MDDUS director of professional services and general counsel Emma Parfitt welcomes the committee's report and urges government to speed up clinical negligence reform.

  • 28 April 2022
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Three out of four family doctors report facing increased patient abuse

THREE out of four family doctors have faced an increase in verbal abuse or aggression from their patients, leading to a huge increase in work-related stress, a new survey reveals.

  • 22 April 2022
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