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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Medical defence specialist MDDUS extends free Covid indemnity support for retired doctors

MDDUS has announced an extension in our free membership for retired doctors returning to work in the pandemic, in recognition of the impact of the second wave of Covid-19

  • 21 January 2021
  • Press release

Safety “takes priority” over dental activity levels

Safety must take clear priority over dental activity levels during the latest national coronavirus lockdown, says UK dental organisations in a joint statement.

  • 15 January 2021
  • News

Record hospital waiting lists in England

A record 4.46 million patients in England were waiting for hospital treatment in November 2020, according to statistics published by the NHS.

  • 15 January 2021
  • News

Supplementary advice for GDC decision makers on factors specific to Covid-19

The General Dental Council has published advice on its website to support decision makers in considering factors relating to the impact of Covid-19.

  • 14 January 2021
  • News

Regulators' joint statement and supplementary advice

MDDUS welcomes the GDC’s acknowledgement that the broad range of Covid-related challenges should be considered formally during any investigations.

  • 14 January 2021
  • MDDUS Update

Health and social care regulators renew pledge to regulate in light of Covid-19

Health and social care regulators have re-issued a joint statement in relation to how they have and will continue to regulate in light of COVID-19.

  • 14 January 2021
  • News

Update on CQC's regulatory approach

The Care Quality Commission has provided an update on its regulatory approach in response to Covid-19.

  • 13 January 2021
  • External Announcement

Covid-19 immune response varies in cancer patients

Cancer patients with Covid-19 showed varied immune responses depending on disease type in a study funded by Cancer Research UK.

  • 13 January 2021
  • News

Preliminary findings on quality of Covid-19 hospital care

Preliminary findings show that approximately 97 per cent of hospital care for patients with Covid-19 has been "acceptable, good or excellent".

  • 12 January 2021
  • News

Flu vaccine administered to record numbers in England

Uptake of the flu vaccine among over-65s in England this year has been the highest ever.

  • 12 January 2021
  • News

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‘Breaking up is hard to do’ – in this article dental adviser and Insight editor, Sarah Harford, offers advice on en… https://t.co/gg0wGFG3TD

02 Dec 2021

To be held on 13 January, 2022, our ‘Good practice in record keeping for doctors’ training event focuses on the key… https://t.co/YXvm5Bt3iZ

02 Dec 2021

The latest issue of Insight Dental magazine was recently published and inside, MDDUS risk adviser, Alan Frame, offe… https://t.co/oz00ahP9TE

01 Dec 2021

MDDUS risk adviser, Alan Frame, writes about how practices can take a proactive approach by monitoring local commun… https://t.co/sDYLenmhvX

30 Nov 2021

In Insight Dental magazine, dental business coach @reesthecoach offers advice on avoiding complaints that can lead… https://t.co/GeZ9lVrXrV

29 Nov 2021

In Insight Dental magazine, MDDUS’ medical adviser, Dr Roopinder Brar, and dental adviser, Sarah Harford consider t… https://t.co/PldqWmxWFs

29 Nov 2021

‘Confidentiality for GPs’ is a 2.5 hour training event that explores what is expected of GPs in relation to confide… https://t.co/f0P7C3JsVm

27 Nov 2021

‘Your health and lifestyle options’ is an MDDUS article on the free and confidential support service to all our mem… https://t.co/FouX2ZdMp6

26 Nov 2021

MDDUS has two positions advertised on its careers page at the moment. We're currently looking to recruit a Product… https://t.co/B2nUKswIao

26 Nov 2021

In this article, MDDUS employment law adviser Liz Symon offers advice on preventing and dealing with sexual harassm… https://t.co/Vo9yXxfLvR

25 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, the Call Log section is based on actual calls made to MDDUS advisers a… https://t.co/gC35udnx0y

25 Nov 2021

Our forthcoming training event ‘When consent becomes difficult – a masterclass for doctors’ is suitable for all doc… https://t.co/AsVLBYigET

24 Nov 2021

In her Viewpoint article in the new issue of Insight Dental, dental adviser Neena Manek looks at the broad challeng… https://t.co/PDhUQk4vtf

23 Nov 2021

The Briefing section of the latest Insight Dental magazine features the news stories ‘Dentists’ mental health hit b… https://t.co/v8xO2g0911

22 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, our Notice Board section contains info on how we’ve added an automatic… https://t.co/d1wvQ6Fqji

22 Nov 2021

‘Your health and lifestyle options’ is an MDDUS article on the free and confidential support service to all our mem… https://t.co/n39jMyKY3w

22 Nov 2021

The final part of our social media training events takes place this Wednesday, 24 November and is designed for PMs… https://t.co/w2dMm2sWBj

19 Nov 2021

We’ve just published our final Insight Dental magazine of the year and it’s another great issue, featuring our regu… https://t.co/eFllggnTBI

18 Nov 2021

Many congratulations to Ramsay Health Care UK (@ramsayhealthUK), the winners of the ‘Healthcare Outcomes’ category… https://t.co/vc41Ve5a1Z

18 Nov 2021

Our subsidiary company MDDUS Solutions is attending the @LaingBuisson Awards 2021 tonight at the Park Plaza Westmin… https://t.co/DnYxLUlyLg

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