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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Advice for dental members returning to work - MDDUS is here to help

MDDUS' latest advice for dental members returning to work in the UK.

  • 28 May 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19): transfer of medical certificates of cause of death - guidance for doctors

Guidance for medical practitioners on the electronic transfer of medical certificates of cause of death (MCCD).

  • 28 May 2020
  • External Announcement

CMO letter - Updated guidance to Medical Practitioners for death certification during the COVID-19 pandemic

A letter from the Interim Chief Medical Officer, Dr Gregor Smith, to update the previous guidance issued on 24 March 2020.

  • 20 May 2020
  • External Announcement

Health, social care organisations and coronavirus - what you need to know

The ICO is working with the NHS in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales to help ensure data is shared legally and quickly.

  • 15 May 2020
  • External Announcement

COVID-19 - MDDUS dento-legal advice for members practising in England

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

  • 14 May 2020
  • MDDUS Update

CMO letter - GP data extracts during COVID-19

A letter from the Interim Chief Medical Officer and the Director Digital Health and Care on the use of GP data to support the EAVE-2 research project.

  • 14 May 2020
  • External Announcement

Recommendations for the re-opening of dental services

A review that looks at the five themes relevant to the re-opening of dental services.

  • 12 May 2020
  • External Announcement

Assessment of COVID-19 in primary care

New guideline for primary healthcare professionals involved in identifying and triaging patients presenting with potential COVID-19.

  • 12 May 2020
  • External Announcement

Joint statement on death certification during the COVID-19 pandemic

The statement confirms that there should be no expectation or pressure on doctors to either include or exclude COVID-19 in any part of death certification.

  • 06 May 2020
  • External Announcement

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How we're running hearings

Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service hearings about new matters will be postponed from July 2020 onwards.

  • 06 May 2020
  • External Announcement

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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

11 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: We answer a query in our new Insight Primary Call Log from a practice where a receptionist has been approved as an emergenc…

11 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: In the Call Log from our new Insight Primary, we are asked if a practice colleague whose child's school is closed due to a…