Coronavirus news and updates for UK healthcare professionals

All the latest MDDUS news and updates to help support its members and non-members in the fight against Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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Patient satisfaction in general practice remains high

A majority of patients in England have rated their overall experience of general practice as very or fairly good in 2021 despite the challenges of Covid-19.

  • 12 July 2021
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CQC registration mandatory for remote orthodontic providers

CQC confirms that remote orthodontic providers offering ‘direct-to-consumer’ treatments are required to be CQC registered.

  • 12 July 2021
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Consultation on mandatory Covid-19 vaccination for NHS staff

The UK Government will launch a public consultation on whether or not to make Covid-19 and flu vaccination a condition of deployment in healthcare settings in England.

  • 25 June 2021
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Long Covid may be widespread

Over two million people with Covid-19 in England are thought to have had one or more enduring symptoms.

  • 24 June 2021
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Hospital waiting list in England hits five million

New NHS figures show that the waiting list for hospital treatment in England has surpassed five million for the first time since records began in 2007.

  • 24 June 2021
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Record surgical waiting lists in England near five million

Hospital surgical waiting lists in England are now the longest since records began in 2007, according to the latest statistics published by NHS England.

  • 28 May 2021
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GPs in Scotland struggle to cope under pandemic pressure

Nine out of 10 GPs in Scotland have reported that they or their staff have been subjected to verbal or physical abuse in the past month.

  • 27 May 2021
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Remote consulting should not be default option

More than 40 per cent of junior doctors said they were suffering from depression, anxiety, stress or burnout in a recent survey conducted by the BMA.

  • 26 May 2021
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Trainee doctors suffer with psychological impact of pandemic

More than 40 per cent of junior doctors said they were suffering from depression, anxiety, stress or burnout in a recent survey conducted by the BMA.

  • 11 May 2021
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Melanoma diagnoses fall in lockdown

A fall in melanoma diagnoses by 28 per cent in April to November 2020 has experts worried that fewer people with suspicious skin lesions are seeing their GP.

  • 11 May 2021
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29 Jul 2021

In the new issue of Insight Secondary, our Viewpoint is from MDDUS’ head of medical division, Dr @NaeemNazem, who w… https://t.co/MbvOKxaqSw

28 Jul 2021

To be held on 16 September, our ‘Multidisciplinary team working: managing systems and boundary risks’ event highlig… https://t.co/vzAAboNvba

28 Jul 2021

In our latest issue of Insight Secondary, the Briefing section contains key news from the world of secondary care,… https://t.co/1CFLabNVIB

27 Jul 2021

This issue’s Notice Board section contains details on the MDDUS’ annual report, an insight into our sister company… https://t.co/FxwfAhMV7u

26 Jul 2021

MDDUS has just published the latest issue of Insight Secondary magazine and it’s packed full of great articles! To… https://t.co/YiBQlz9Gdv

26 Jul 2021

Our event, ‘DISC analysis to understand and improve communication and team working’ takes place on 9 September 2021… https://t.co/WXVt1Pg3zz

23 Jul 2021

‘Risk Management: Remote consulting in secondary care’ takes place on 8 September and is designed for any clinician… https://t.co/lYYkTdupSF

22 Jul 2021

RT @ptsafetyNHS: Our new national service for recording and learning from patient safety events is now live. This will eventually replace t…

21 Jul 2021

.@MDDUS_CEO Chris Kenny said: “Everyone at MDDUS is tremendously sorry to learn that Dame Clare has been diagnose… https://t.co/uuwijdMNAc

21 Jul 2021

‘Conducting an interpersonal conflict resolution process’ is a two hour training course designed for anyone with a… https://t.co/tiuQfLvHAi

20 Jul 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Read below in this article from @pulsetoday how in 'a year like no other', MDDUS supported our members as they dealt with t…

20 Jul 2021

RT @TheDentistMag: MDDUS comment on the continued use of face masks in healthcare settings after July 19. ➡ To read more, visit our websi…

20 Jul 2021

Read below in this article from @pulsetoday how in 'a year like no other', MDDUS supported our members as they deal… https://t.co/qdLmRTrgrI

19 Jul 2021

RT @PrimaryCareNHS: If you go to a #dental appointment you still need to wear a face mask and socially distance – this is to help keep you…

19 Jul 2021

RT @ReviewDental: MDDUS: Face Masks after 19th July - https://t.co/H8UCIihnvU https://t.co/zuQ8af7gHZ

19 Jul 2021

RT @PrimaryCareD: We've reimagined our Manager's Huddles. There's now three types: 1️⃣ Practice Manager's (21st July, 9-10am) 2️⃣ PCN Mana…

19 Jul 2021

Our ‘Good practice in record keeping for doctors’ training course takes place on 26 August 2021 and focuses on the… https://t.co/Y7ae6NKTaR