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Communicating with patients about the coronavirus

THE coronavirus outbreak has now been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation, and MDDUS has drawn up a risk alert to guide general practices in maximising communication with patients at key contact points.

  • 31 January 2020
  • Risk articles

Perforated appendix

...A letter of claim later alleges breach of duty in failing to consider a diagnosis of appendicitis, leading to a delay in referral for further assessment and treatment...

  • 30 January 2020
  • Case study

Nefarious activity

...A dental associate contacts the advisory service at MDDUS suspecting systematic breaches of NHS regulations at the dental practice where she works...

  • 30 January 2020
  • Case study

No immediate change in how doctors are regulated after Brexit

THE GMC has confirmed that there will be no "imminent changes" to how doctors are regulated or how non-UK doctors are registered after the UK leaves the European Union on 31 January 2020.

  • 30 January 2020
  • News

GDC commitment to “right touch” regulation welcomed

A CONTINUED focus on "upstream regulation" is among key themes in a Costed Corporate Plan 2020 recently published by the GDC.

  • 29 January 2020
  • News

Stop tiptoeing around reform of personal injury compensation

MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny has challenged the Government to stop "tiptoeing around reform" and overhaul the way personal injury compensation is awarded in England and Wales.

  • 29 January 2020
  • News

NHS staff urged to tackle climate “health emergency”

A MAJOR campaign has been launched to tackle the climate “health emergency” by pushing for a greener NHS.

  • 29 January 2020
  • News

Healthcare quality worse for the worse off

PEOPLE living in the most deprived areas of England experience a worse quality of NHS care and poorer health outcomes than people living in the least deprived areas, according to research undertaken by QualityWatch.

  • 29 January 2020
  • News

Time extension for dentists reported to GDC

DENTISTS who have been reported to the General Dental Council can apply for more time to prepare their comments under a new pilot scheme.

  • 22 January 2020
  • News

IT boost needed for remote consultations

HOSPITAL doctors are being put off using time-saving technology such as video consultations due to poor IT support.

  • 21 January 2020
  • News

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