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Each Baby Counts sees slow progress

A REPORT from Each Baby Counts has concluded that there still remains a significant number of avoidable stillbirths, baby deaths and brain injuries occurring during term labour in the UK.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

Blood test holds promise of early detection for 50 types of cancer

A NEW blood test has the potential to detect more than 50 types of cancer as well as their location within the body, says researchers.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

COVID-19 advice from Acas

Acas has produced a helpful guidance page for employers and employees dealing with the COVID-19 emergency.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

Information governance advice in COVID-19

NHSX in England has said that in the current circumstances with COVID-19 it could be more harmful not to share health and care information than to share it.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

HIV treatment PrEP made available across England

THE preventative HIV treatment PrEP is to be rolled out across England thanks to a £16 million funding boost.

  • 31 March 2020
  • News

Bad news by phone

...Conscious that urgent action was needed to avoid a poorer outcome for the patient, Dr D felt she had no other option but to phone Mrs K and inform her of the results...

  • 30 March 2020
  • Case study

BMJ awards ceremony cancelled

THE 2020 BMJ awards ceremony has been cancelled in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus.

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

MDDUS slashes dental membership costs

SUBSCRIPTION rates for dentists have been cut by as much as 75 per cent by MDDUS as clinicians are forced to down tools in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

Pharmacists given access to emergency care summary

PHARMACISTS in Scotland have been granted access to key patient information contained in the emergency care summary (ECS).

  • 30 March 2020
  • News

HR Alert: Advice on coronavirus

MDDUS employment law adviser Janice Sibbald offers advice to practices on issues relating to coronavirus.

  • 27 March 2020
  • Article

New member feature

MDDUS strives to make your life easier; you can now notify us of involvement in a potential claim or other matter by logging into your account and completing the contact form