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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MDDUS welcomes GMC guidance on doctor and patient relationship in decision making

MDDUS has today (Wednesday 30 September 2020) welcomed new guidance from the General Medical Council to support shared decision making between doctors and patients

  • 30 September 2020
  • Press release

Rapid review on dental APGs published by SDCEP

A new report on aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) has been published by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP).

  • 29 September 2020
  • News

Anticipatory care planning for dementia patients during pandemic

NHS Scotland has published guidance to aid GP practices in conducting anticipatory care planning conversations with dementia patients during COVID-19.

  • 29 September 2020
  • News

Fears over rising GP workload

GP appointments in England are rising week by week, putting practices under increasing pressure, according to the BMA.

  • 29 September 2020
  • News

Study highlights mucocutaneous signs of COVID-19

Oral lesions and skin rashes are an "important" manifestation of COVID-19, according to evidence published in the British Journal of Dermatology.

  • 29 September 2020
  • News

GMC advice on fitness to practice during COVID

The impact of social distancing, staff shortages and working outside of normal practice should all be considered by GMC staff investigating complaints against doctors.

  • 28 September 2020
  • News

MDDUS welcomes Professional Standards Authority COVID 19 guidance for healthcare regulators

MDDUS has today (24 September 2020) welcomed new guidance from the Professional Standards Authority for healthcare regulators on Fitness to Practise hearings during the COVID-19 outbreak

  • 24 September 2020
  • Press release

Updated advice to members

MDDUS has been approached by members seeking advice and guidance about how the latest Government review might impact upon their dental practices.

  • 23 September 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Free COVID indemnity support for retired doctors extended for six months by MDDUS

MDDUS has today (21 September 2020) announced the extension of indemnity support for retired doctors for a further six months

  • 21 September 2020
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes General Medical Council guidance on COVID 19 specific complaints

MDDUS has today (14 September 2020) welcomed new guidance from the General Medical Council aimed at ensuring COVID-19 specific complaints against doctors are considered fairly.

  • 14 September 2020
  • Press release

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28 Jul 2021

To be held on 16 September, our ‘Multidisciplinary team working: managing systems and boundary risks’ event highlig… https://t.co/vzAAboNvba

28 Jul 2021

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27 Jul 2021

This issue’s Notice Board section contains details on the MDDUS’ annual report, an insight into our sister company… https://t.co/FxwfAhMV7u

26 Jul 2021

MDDUS has just published the latest issue of Insight Secondary magazine and it’s packed full of great articles! To… https://t.co/YiBQlz9Gdv

26 Jul 2021

Our event, ‘DISC analysis to understand and improve communication and team working’ takes place on 9 September 2021… https://t.co/WXVt1Pg3zz

23 Jul 2021

‘Risk Management: Remote consulting in secondary care’ takes place on 8 September and is designed for any clinician… https://t.co/lYYkTdupSF

22 Jul 2021

RT @ptsafetyNHS: Our new national service for recording and learning from patient safety events is now live. This will eventually replace t…

21 Jul 2021

.@MDDUS_CEO Chris Kenny said: “Everyone at MDDUS is tremendously sorry to learn that Dame Clare has been diagnose… https://t.co/uuwijdMNAc

21 Jul 2021

‘Conducting an interpersonal conflict resolution process’ is a two hour training course designed for anyone with a… https://t.co/tiuQfLvHAi

20 Jul 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Read below in this article from @pulsetoday how in 'a year like no other', MDDUS supported our members as they dealt with t…

20 Jul 2021

RT @TheDentistMag: MDDUS comment on the continued use of face masks in healthcare settings after July 19. ➡ To read more, visit our websi…

20 Jul 2021

Read below in this article from @pulsetoday how in 'a year like no other', MDDUS supported our members as they deal… https://t.co/qdLmRTrgrI

19 Jul 2021

RT @PrimaryCareNHS: If you go to a #dental appointment you still need to wear a face mask and socially distance – this is to help keep you…

19 Jul 2021

RT @ReviewDental: MDDUS: Face Masks after 19th July - https://t.co/H8UCIihnvU https://t.co/zuQ8af7gHZ

19 Jul 2021

RT @PrimaryCareD: We've reimagined our Manager's Huddles. There's now three types: 1️⃣ Practice Manager's (21st July, 9-10am) 2️⃣ PCN Mana…

19 Jul 2021

Our ‘Good practice in record keeping for doctors’ training course takes place on 26 August 2021 and focuses on the… https://t.co/Y7ae6NKTaR

16 Jul 2021

Following MDDUS Head of Dental @SHenderson755 's letter to UK Chief Dental Officers, we are pleased to note confirm… https://t.co/KW8LKop0HJ

16 Jul 2021

RT @rcgp: We're delighted to launch our first online exhibition 'Women at the heart of general practice' celebrating inspiring stories from…

16 Jul 2021

Taking place on 18 August 2021, our ‘Understanding emotions to reduce risk and improve effectiveness’ training cour… https://t.co/HI8YHWRgg3