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Dental toolkit for safeguarding children who miss appointments

A NEW toolkit has been launched to support the safeguarding of children and young people who miss dental appointments.

  • 30 October 2019
  • News

Report highlights electronic prescribing risks

ELECTRONIC medication systems can put patient safety at risk if not properly implemented, according the findings of an investigation report by the Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch (HSIB).

  • 30 October 2019
  • News

Doctors taking part in protests

THE GMC recently addressed the issue of doctors taking part in political protest actions and the professional implications.

  • 30 October 2019
  • News

Opioid prescribing risks

OPIOID addiction has reached crisis proportions in the US – but UK prescribers also face increasing risk.

  • 29 October 2019
  • Risk alert

Allergy alert

…Solicitors acting for the patient claim that the practice failed to dispense the correct medication despite being aware of her amoxicillin allergy…

  • 29 October 2019
  • Case study

Upselling complaint

...It is alleged that Dr L did not provide the full range of options and misled Mr K in an attempt to “upsell” more expensive treatment...

  • 29 October 2019
  • Case study

Dental faculty guidance goes online

KEY guidance for dentists and their teams has been made available for free online.

  • 28 October 2019
  • News

Record numbers beating breast cancer in the UK

THE death rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer has fallen by 44 per cent over the past 30 years, new figures have revealed.

  • 28 October 2019
  • News

National academy to boost social prescribing

A NEW organisation is being set up to promote social prescribing in England and will be headed by outgoing RCGP chair Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard.

  • 24 October 2019
  • News

Mental health scheme for doctors and dentists extended

A SCHEME providing 24/7 mental health support to NHS doctors and dentists has been rolled out across England.

  • 23 October 2019
  • News

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