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MDDUS comment on the use of face masks in healthcare settings after 19 July
MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, comments on the announcement from NHS England that patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings after 19 July.
Dental defence specialists MDDUS raise member concerns over face mask use with UK Chief Dental Officers
MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, has today written to the four UK Chief Dental Officers, calling for clarification on the use of face masks in dental practices after Covid-19 restrictions are expected to be eased.
MDDUS comment on Health and Social Care Committee report The Safety of Maternity Services in England
MDDUS has commented on the publication today (6 July 2021) of the Health and Social Care Select Committee's report The Safety of Maternity Services in England.
Doctors and dentists turn to MDDUS in record numbers for crisis support and advice during pandemic
Published today, MDDUS' annual report for 2020 reveals how, in "a year like no other" through the eyes of its members, record numbers of doctors and dentists turned to the medical defence specialists for crisis support and advice during the pandemic.
MDDUS retired members to get free Covid indemnity support until the end of 2021
MDDUS is extending free membership until the end of 2021 for its retired members who return to work during the pandemic.
MDDUS opposes plans to remove health grounds as a defence in regulatory investigations
MDDUS has "specifically and strongly" opposed plans to deny doctors and dentists under investigation by their professional regulator a defence on health grounds.
MDDUS strengthens its commitment to champion interests of all members
UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has marked Pride Month with the launch of a dynamic new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.
Wellbeing of healthcare workforce must continue to be prioritised post Covid 19, says MDDUS
Commenting on the publication today (8 June 2021) of the Health and Social Care Committee's report 'Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care', MDDUS Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Holden, says the wellbeing of healthcare professionals must continue to be a priority after Covid-19.
Automatic vicarious liability protection for dental practice owners
MDDUS has today announced that it is adding a free and automatic vicarious liability extension to its dental practice owner membership grade.
New GMC targets to tackle discrimination welcome, says MDDUS
MDDUS has welcomed the publication today (18 May 2021) of new GMC targets to tackle imbalances in Fitness to Practise referral rates for ethnic minority doctors, and to ensure fairer treatment for everyone undertaking medical training.