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

17 Sep 2021

In addition to our recently launched Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing support service for members, we also have a men… https://t.co/1eJuH3cuku

17 Sep 2021

‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist’ is a course designed for any dentist to attend and focuses o… https://t.co/7xm5ehoNY7

15 Sep 2021

Have you watched this video yet? MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd (@emshep698), is talking about our n… https://t.co/jy3ny2FU47

14 Sep 2021

Dr Greg Dollman, senior medico-legal adviser at MDDUS, writes about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our new confide… https://t.co/inHWF9PBpk

14 Sep 2021

MDDUS is looking to recruit a Medical Practice Adviser to join our team. To be based in either our London or Glasgo… https://t.co/JKTWvlBPEA

14 Sep 2021

To be held on 28 October, our ‘Confidentiality for GPs’ course will explore what is expected of GPs in relation to… https://t.co/UQibRhpaBT

10 Sep 2021

MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd, talks about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our confidential and fre… https://t.co/8gqjT8ZI2I

09 Sep 2021

MDDUS has launched a new, confidential and free wellbeing support service. Designed to support our thousands of den… https://t.co/phNofaGkUi

08 Sep 2021

MDDUS has urged our members not to suffer in silence and instead make use of our new, confidential and free wellbei… https://t.co/KbuNpjR1hL

07 Sep 2021

We close Insight Dental with Addenda, which includes a review of The Doctor Who Fooled The World – a book by… https://t.co/sAvwZj2dGV

06 Sep 2021

In her ethics column in the current issue of Insight Dental magazine, Professor Deborah Bowman asks whether hypocri… https://t.co/jZEPmr56xW

03 Sep 2021

The Case Files section in this issue of Insight Dental feature a complaint on NHS treatment costs; advice on treatm… https://t.co/Ak6T5d6zcT

02 Sep 2021

The pandemic has caused major disruption to dental services. Among the many clinical areas affected are referrals f… https://t.co/TeqCHF9T9l

01 Sep 2021

Reflective practice is common – but do your insights go deep enough to ensure lasting change? MDDUS senior risk adv… https://t.co/qS9doxwQcM

31 Aug 2021

Dr Amy Walker shares her experience of a clinical error that profoundly changed her clinical practice, while traini… https://t.co/T93xWT9B3m

30 Aug 2021

Taking place this Thursday, 2 September, our training event ‘Leadership: Conducting an interpersonal conflict resol… https://t.co/ShKyZbrEwi

29 Aug 2021

London-based anaesthetist, expedition medic and photographer, Jon Williamson, talks to Insight Dental about taking… https://t.co/WyKBkXncUO

27 Aug 2021

Dealing with estranged parents can bring many pitfalls for dentists in protecting the confidentiality of young pati… https://t.co/FSRrGg05xL

26 Aug 2021

Around the time of GDC annual renewals, there are a few dental team members who unknowingly miss the renewal date a… https://t.co/TLg7eFvnOe

26 Aug 2021

To be held on 1 September, ‘Investigating and responding to complaints as a hospital doctor/dentist’ is an interact… https://t.co/y6T5vJeCoq

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