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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MDDUS support during the Covid-19 immunisation rollout

MDDUS has published general principles for members involved in the Covid-19 vaccination programme, providing reassurance of access to advice, support and indemnity.

  • 18 January 2021
  • MDDUS Update

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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15 Sep 2021

Have you watched this video yet? MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd (@emshep698), is talking about our n…

14 Sep 2021

Dr Greg Dollman, senior medico-legal adviser at MDDUS, writes about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our new confide…

14 Sep 2021

MDDUS is looking to recruit a Medical Practice Adviser to join our team. To be based in either our London or Glasgo…

14 Sep 2021

To be held on 28 October, our ‘Confidentiality for GPs’ course will explore what is expected of GPs in relation to…

10 Sep 2021

MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd, talks about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our confidential and fre…

09 Sep 2021

MDDUS has launched a new, confidential and free wellbeing support service. Designed to support our thousands of den…

08 Sep 2021

MDDUS has urged our members not to suffer in silence and instead make use of our new, confidential and free wellbei…

07 Sep 2021

We close Insight Dental with Addenda, which includes a review of The Doctor Who Fooled The World – a book by…

06 Sep 2021

In her ethics column in the current issue of Insight Dental magazine, Professor Deborah Bowman asks whether hypocri…

03 Sep 2021

The Case Files section in this issue of Insight Dental feature a complaint on NHS treatment costs; advice on treatm…

02 Sep 2021

The pandemic has caused major disruption to dental services. Among the many clinical areas affected are referrals f…

01 Sep 2021

Reflective practice is common – but do your insights go deep enough to ensure lasting change? MDDUS senior risk adv…

31 Aug 2021

Dr Amy Walker shares her experience of a clinical error that profoundly changed her clinical practice, while traini…

30 Aug 2021

Taking place this Thursday, 2 September, our training event ‘Leadership: Conducting an interpersonal conflict resol…

29 Aug 2021

London-based anaesthetist, expedition medic and photographer, Jon Williamson, talks to Insight Dental about taking…

27 Aug 2021

Dealing with estranged parents can bring many pitfalls for dentists in protecting the confidentiality of young pati…

26 Aug 2021

Around the time of GDC annual renewals, there are a few dental team members who unknowingly miss the renewal date a…

26 Aug 2021

To be held on 1 September, ‘Investigating and responding to complaints as a hospital doctor/dentist’ is an interact…

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