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