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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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

Responding to COVID-19 – latest updates in uncertain times

This latest update from the General Dental Council covers a number of topics that raise concern amongst dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 08 April 2020
  • External Article
  • External Announcement

Redeploying the Clinical Dental Workforce to Support the NHS

This document sets out the principles of safe redeployment and healthcare delivery during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 07 April 2020
  • External Announcement
  • External Article

MDDUS waives membership fees for students supporting Covid-19 response

Medical defence organisation has announced that it is waiving membership fees for students starting their Foundation Year 1 post early

  • 06 April 2020
  • MDDUS News
  • MDDUS Update
  • Press release

NHS Resolution launches new indemnity scheme

NHS Resolution launches new indemnity scheme to support NHS coronavirus response.

  • 03 April 2020
  • External Announcement

COVID-19: Ethical Advice and Support Framework

This guidance helps support the delivery of healthcare in Scotland, which includes clinical guidance and escalation plans.

  • 03 April 2020
  • External Article
  • External Announcement

Guidance on student support for medical, nursing and midwifery students during the COVID-19 outbreak

New guidance issued in Scotland on student support for medical, nursing and midwifery students during the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • 02 April 2020
  • External Article

NICE publishes second set of rapid COVID-19 guidelines

The new guidelines cover the provision of radiotherapy services and bone marrow transplant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 01 April 2020
  • External Announcement

Management of Acute Dental Problems During COVID-19 Pandemic

Management of acute dental problems during COVID-19 pandemic to encourage a consistent approach.

  • 30 March 2020
  • External Announcement

Responding to COVID-19: providing treatment in uncertain times

This note updates and clarifies GDC guidance for dental professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 26 March 2020
  • External Announcement

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19 Jan 2022

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17 Jan 2022

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17 Jan 2022

‘Rebuild your resilience (for hospital doctors)’ is a new training event that will take place on Saturday, 30 April…

14 Jan 2022

To be held on 8 February, our ‘Leadership: Understanding emotions to reduce risk’ training event is designed for do…

13 Jan 2022

MDDUS chief executive, Chris Kenny, warns about the recent changes to indemnity options for GPs in Northern Ireland…

13 Jan 2022

MDDUS is looking to recruit a paralegal to join our team in London. For more information, please click on this lin…

13 Jan 2022

We close Insight Primary magazine with Addenda, which includes reviews of Michael Rosen’s new book Many Different K…

12 Jan 2022

In her regular ethics column in Insight Primary magazine, Professor @deborahbowman considers the case of a broken t…

11 Jan 2022

Has your practice ever received information suggesting a patient has been selling prescription medicine? Find out h…

11 Jan 2022

To be held on 28 January, our course ‘Accountability without fear: Resilience in clinical practice for GPs’ is desi…

10 Jan 2022

This issue of Insight Primary magazine’s Case Files concern an accusation of unprofessional language, missed mening…

07 Jan 2022

Our training event, ‘Confidentiality for hospital doctors’, takes place on 10 February and will explore what is exp…

06 Jan 2022

In the current issue of Insight Primary magazine, Allan Gaw (@ResearchET) explores the landmark court case of Dr Bo…

05 Jan 2022

Insight publications editor Jim Killgore looks at a new artificial intelligence innovation that can “read” electron…

04 Jan 2022

To be held on 27 January, our ‘Risk Management: Managing systems risk within GP practice’ event is designed for PMs…

03 Jan 2022

In this article in Insight Primary magazine, MDDUS risk adviser Alan Frame offers practical advice on how to “lower…

31 Dec 2021

From all at MDDUS, we wish you a happy New Year when it arrives.

30 Dec 2021

In the article ‘Assessment of fever in children’, GP partner Guy Krauth, associate clinical director of Lothian Uns…

29 Dec 2021

Our ‘Risk Management: Remote consulting in primary care’ training event takes place on 19 January and is designed f…

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