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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Allied dental professionals involved in patient triage

MDDUS advice to associate dental members being asked to return to practices to assist in triage of patients.

  • 29 April 2020
  • MDDUS News
  • MDDUS Update

Primary Care Dental Services COVID-19 Toolkit

This document sets out the principles of safe redeployment and healthcare delivery during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 22 April 2020
  • External Announcement
  • External Article

Provision of the medical certificate of cause of death

Letter from the Interim Chief Medical Officer, Dr Gregor Smith on the provision of the medical certificate of cause of death (MCCD).

  • 21 April 2020
  • External Announcement

Wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak

MDDUS offers advice to its members on how they can balance the demands of the COVID-19 outbreak with their own wellbeing.

  • 20 April 2020
  • MDDUS News
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS advice for members taking challenging ethical decisions during Covid-19

Medical defence organisation MDDUS offers advice to members who may be required to take challenging ethical decisions during the Covid-19 outbreak

  • 17 April 2020
  • MDDUS News
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS announces additional measures to support members tackling Covid-19

New measures announced by medical defence organisation MDDUS to support members tackling Covid-19

  • 16 April 2020
  • MDDUS News
  • MDDUS Update
  • Press release

COVID-19 - dental preparedness letter

A letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement on the standard operating procedure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 16 April 2020
  • External Announcement
  • External Article

Statement on advance care planning during the COVID-19 pandemic

Joint statement from the Chief Executives and Registrars of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the General Medical Council.

  • 16 April 2020
  • External Article

Community based prescribing for COVID-19 symptoms

A joint statement from the General Medical Council and the Care Quality Commission.

  • 16 April 2020
  • External Article

COVID-19 – Ombudsman Activity

MDDUS looks at how each of the ombudsmen in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are approaching complaint handling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 09 April 2020
  • MDDUS News
  • MDDUS Update

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RT @MDDUS_News: What are your obligations as a #Healthcare professional if a patient chooses not to engage with some or all aspects of thei…

19 minutes ago

RT @MDDUS_News: In our brand new edition of Insight Primary, we take a look at a case where clinical negligence is alleged, relating to the…

17 Jan 2021

In our brand new edition of Insight Primary, we take a look at a case where clinical negligence is alleged, relatin… https://t.co/UCxzVrZkLV

16 Jan 2021

What are your obligations as a #Healthcare professional if a patient chooses not to engage with some or all aspects… https://t.co/8cZGclZIh1

15 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: We're looking for a Compliance and Quality Assurance Auditor to join our MDDUS team For more information about the role an…

15 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: We're looking for a Head of Underwriting to join our MDDUS team (12 Month FTC Maternity Cover) For more information about…

15 Jan 2021

We're looking for a Compliance and Quality Assurance Auditor to join our MDDUS team For more information about the… https://t.co/YBRQ86WIFV

15 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Are primary care staff obliged to help if a patient asks to be prescribed antibiotics for dental pain, but is unable to aff…

15 Jan 2021

We're looking for a Head of Underwriting to join our MDDUS team (12 Month FTC Maternity Cover) For more informatio… https://t.co/nSMoOPJA9o

15 Jan 2021

Are primary care staff obliged to help if a patient asks to be prescribed antibiotics for dental pain, but is unabl… https://t.co/CqdSkm16rT

14 Jan 2021

MDDUS has today welcomed a joint statement from healthcare regulators and supplementary advice from @GDC_UK acknowl… https://t.co/XVswTFyvRa

14 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: 📽️Watch a preview of MDDUS Medico-Legal Adviser Dr @emshep698's vlog for Insight Primary, where she tells us, with the help…

14 Jan 2021

RT @GordonMcDavid: The adventures of Emily and Daphne! Great advice from my colleagues on well-being in lockdown 👍🏻@emshep698 @MDDUS_News #…

14 Jan 2021

📽️Watch a preview of MDDUS Medico-Legal Adviser Dr @emshep698's vlog for Insight Primary, where she tells us, with… https://t.co/22kfOANyk2

13 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: In the Call Log from our new Insight Primary, we answer a query from a practice where a trainee GP has been asked to give a…

13 Jan 2021

In the Call Log from our new Insight Primary, we answer a query from a practice where a trainee GP has been asked t… https://t.co/qwWbGbVdSn

13 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: We're looking for a Head of Underwriting to join our MDDUS team (12 Month FTC Maternity Cover) For more information about…

12 Jan 2021

We're looking for a Head of Underwriting to join our MDDUS team (12 Month FTC Maternity Cover) For more informatio… https://t.co/PJAzQiRwZ1

12 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Following new consent guidance from @gmcuk , in our new edition of Insight Primary, barrister and ethicist Dr @DanielSokol9…

12 Jan 2021

Following new consent guidance from @gmcuk , in our new edition of Insight Primary, barrister and ethicist Dr… https://t.co/NtSxboIxkT