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

12 hours 11 minutes ago

Our Head of Dental Division at MDDUS, @SHenderson755, will be discussing vicarious liability as part of the panel o… https://t.co/nQaJ3yFxGB

12 hours 45 minutes ago

RT @ByLeavesWeLive: To Mind Your Life is a pocket-sized book is being given to 3000 nurses & midwives graduating in Scotland in 2021, 2022…

14 hours 16 minutes ago

RT @Dentistry: The best possible outcome for a GDC investigation; MDDUS dental adviser Sarah Harford shares her golden rules for respondin…

15 hours 3 minutes ago

Read MDDUS Dental Adviser Sarah Harford's advice for how best to respond to a @GDC_UK investigation in the below ar… https://t.co/nu1XdvgQoh

15 hours 16 minutes ago

To be held on Wednesday, 2 June 2021, we now have the full event programme online for our forthcoming interactive Z… https://t.co/ZNBDwyn3F8

15 hours 19 minutes ago

RT @EmmaBower: Very excited to say we've launched the @GPonlinenews podcast today. It's called Talking General Practice and you can listen…

15 hours 19 minutes ago

RT @GDC_UK: Long awaited proposals to improve the regulatory framework for dental professionals are now out for consultation. If you'd like…

13 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: "We remain strongly of the opinion that a separate, expert and independent report is rapidly required to consider the compl…

13 May 2021

"We remain strongly of the opinion that a separate, expert and independent report is rapidly required to consider t… https://t.co/XR0vkgSdWL

13 May 2021

RT @ByLeavesWeLive: To Mind Your Life is a pocket-sized book is being given to 3000 nurses & midwives graduating in Scotland in 2021, 2022…

12 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny @MDDUS_CEO has responded to today's announcement of an independent #Inquiry into the #Cov…

12 May 2021

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny @MDDUS_CEO has responded to today's announcement of an independent #Inquiry into… https://t.co/WRbBOpOYSv

12 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: MDDUS is delighted to support this project. @MDDUS_CEO: "My hope is, as years pass, this little book will restore and rem…

12 May 2021

MDDUS is delighted to support this project. @MDDUS_CEO: "My hope is, as years pass, this little book will restore… https://t.co/UdGKv5Hf4F

11 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Marking #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek read MDDUS Medical Adviser Dr Roopinder Brar's blog on how #SocialPrescribing can suppor…

11 May 2021

Marking #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek read MDDUS Medical Adviser Dr Roopinder Brar's blog on how #SocialPrescribing ca… https://t.co/bvZz5Npqbn

10 May 2021

We close the latest issue of Insight Secondary with Addenda, which includes a review of Intensive Care – the latest… https://t.co/A2QvsoyT7E

08 May 2021

Professor Deborah Bowman asks what is “moral distress” in the context of healthcare staff caring for patients in a… https://t.co/E3bgmuoIH0

07 May 2021

Dr Caroline Osborne-White, medical adviser at MDDUS, answers some FAQs on reflective practice, including why it’s i… https://t.co/b2lKWUrK7k

06 May 2021

To be held on 18 May, ‘Risk management: Social media use in practice’ is designed for PMs within general medical or… https://t.co/gC48rROPeO