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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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

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

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

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

Disciplinary and grievance procedures during the coronavirus pandemic

Acas have published their latest advice that applies to employers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 06 May 2020
  • External Announcement

MDDUS calls for wellbeing of healthcare professionals to be prioritised in COVID-19 response

MDDUS expresses concern at BMA report findings showing COVID-19 is impacting the wellbeing of healthcare professionals.

  • 05 May 2020
  • Press release

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17 Jan 2022

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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

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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