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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Patient access to dental care “off cliff edge” in lockdown

Patients accessing the Urgent Dental Care Network in England amounted to little over two per cent of normal levels of activity.

  • 31 August 2020
  • News

Pandemic further risks child dental health

The coronavirus pandemic is likely to exacerbate already high rates of dental decay in children in England, says the BDA.

  • 27 August 2020
  • News

NHS vaccination programme in Scotland augmented with community pharmacists

Community pharmacists in Scotland will now be providing vaccinations and immunisations following introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020.

  • 26 August 2020
  • News

Over three million in England infected with coronavirus

Six per cent of the population in England may have antibodies for coronavirus, according to research published by Imperial College London.

  • 13 August 2020
  • News

Physicians express concern over treatment delays in pandemic

Many physicians are concerned for patients who might have suffered harm or complications following diagnosis or treatment delays during the pandemic.

  • 05 August 2020
  • News

Health and care workers to self-isolate on return to UK from high-risk countries

Update from the Department of Health and Social Care on health and care workers returning to the UK form high-risk countries.

  • 30 July 2020
  • External Announcement

COVID-19 update from England’s CDO to general dental practices and community dental services in England

England’s CDO Sara Hurley's letter is the fifth in the CDO’s series of updates regarding the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

  • 14 July 2020
  • External Announcement

Advice for dentists returning to work in Scotland – MDDUS is here to help

MDDUS guidelines for its dental membership in Scotland.

  • 07 July 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Advice for dentists returning to work in England – MDDUS is here to help

MDDUS guidelines for its dental membership in England.

  • 07 July 2020
  • MDDUS Update

Return to work COVID-19: Periodontal care provided by dental hygienists and therapists

MDDUS advice and guidance for dental hygienist and therapist members returning to work.

  • 02 July 2020
  • MDDUS Update

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14 Jan 2022

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13 Jan 2022

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13 Jan 2022

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13 Jan 2022

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12 Jan 2022

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11 Jan 2022

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11 Jan 2022

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10 Jan 2022

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07 Jan 2022

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06 Jan 2022

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05 Jan 2022

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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

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31 Dec 2021

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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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