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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Health and care workers to self-isolate on return to UK from high-risk countries

Update from the Department of Health and Social Care on health and care workers returning to the UK form high-risk countries.

  • 30 July 2020
  • External Announcement

COVID-19 update from England’s CDO to general dental practices and community dental services in England

England’s CDO Sara Hurley's letter is the fifth in the CDO’s series of updates regarding the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

  • 14 July 2020
  • External Announcement

Advice for dentists returning to work in Scotland – MDDUS is here to help

MDDUS guidelines for its dental membership in Scotland.

  • 07 July 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Advice for dentists returning to work in England – MDDUS is here to help

MDDUS guidelines for its dental membership in England.

  • 07 July 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Return to work COVID-19: Periodontal care provided by dental hygienists and therapists

MDDUS advice and guidance for dental hygienist and therapist members returning to work.

  • 02 July 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Clinical negligence scheme for coronavirus

NHS Resolution’s latest FAQs on the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Coronavirus.

  • 26 June 2020
  • External Article

Membership advice for dental members in England and Scotland

MDDUS guidelines for re-instating dental memberships for all of its affected members.

  • 18 June 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Scottish Government: Remobilisation of NHS Dental Services

New document from the Scottish Government on the remobilisation of NHS dental services.

  • 15 June 2020
  • External Article

Shielding advice for GPs

Dr Myooran Nathan, medico-legal adviser at MDDUS, offers advice to GPs on shielding.

  • 10 June 2020
  • MDDUS Update

COVID-19 - MDDUS dento-legal advice for members

After the recent revised lockdown arrangements, MDDUS issues dento-legal advice for all its members.

  • 05 June 2020
  • MDDUS Update

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RT @MDDUS_News: Our Professionalism for doctors: When things go wrong workshop looks at doctors' professional responsibilities when patient…

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RT @HealthRegLawyer: Was expecting it, but still disgusted to have received first #FitnessToPractise case arising from NHS Trust disciplini…

12 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: As a healthcare professional, what should you do if you are called to give evidence in a criminal case where you have deliv…

12 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: Our Communication risks for admin and reception teams in GP practice workshop looks at care navigation and workflow optimis…

12 Aug 2020

Our Communication risks for admin and reception teams in GP practice workshop looks at care navigation and workflow… https://t.co/9Bm7jMJQ5C

12 Aug 2020

As a healthcare professional, what should you do if you are called to give evidence in a criminal case where you ha… https://t.co/bl5Fx6kvay

11 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: Our Managing Face-to-Face Complaints in Primary Care workshop will look at the statutory framework for managing NHS complai…

11 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: What could happen if a dental patient makes a complaint that they were caused pain through the administration of an anaesth…

11 Aug 2020

Our Managing Face-to-Face Complaints in Primary Care workshop will look at the statutory framework for managing NHS… https://t.co/PtMX7KGy62

11 Aug 2020

What could happen if a dental patient makes a complaint that they were caused pain through the administration of an… https://t.co/R05co3pDsc

10 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: Our new Remote Consulting in Secondary Care workshop looks at how to implement safer procedures and use technology to minim…

10 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: In our new edition of Insight for Secondary Care, Prof. Peter McCulloch, surgeon and co-director of @PatientSafetyAc descri…

10 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: 🚨 MDDUS IS HIRING - UNDERWRITING ADMINISTRATOR 🚨 MDDUS is recruiting for an Underwriting Administrator (FTC until end of D…

10 Aug 2020

Our new Remote Consulting in Secondary Care workshop looks at how to implement safer procedures and use technology… https://t.co/MrFn84WqC5

10 Aug 2020

In our new edition of Insight for Secondary Care, Prof. Peter McCulloch, surgeon and co-director of… https://t.co/mt454oQ0a9

10 Aug 2020

🚨 MDDUS IS HIRING - UNDERWRITING ADMINISTRATOR 🚨 MDDUS is recruiting for an Underwriting Administrator (FTC until… https://t.co/WrR1KiYZi1

10 Aug 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: With #COVID19 putting healthcare professionals at the forefront of the media spotlight, what steps can you take if asked to…

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