Adding “violence warning markers” to patient records
It may be tempting to add a warning marker or alert to aggressive patients' records, but MDDUS urges caution
MDDUS reminds members to check cover is up to date
MEMBERS are being urged to ensure their medical and dental indemnity subscription gives them the cover they need as the NHS continues to recover from the pandemic.
Positive results for friends and family tests
THE vast majority of patient responses to the healthcare “friends and family test” (FFT) were positive, latest figures from NHS England show.
Call for new patient safety commissioners across UK
PATIENT safety commissioners should be appointed in each UK country to reduce risks in health and social care, according to a new report.
HR Alert: Managing staff absence
Employee sick days are on the rise. Read our step-by-step guide to dealing with short and long term absence.
Ask the Expert: My employee has long Covid - what should I do?
Our practice nurse has been off with Covid for six months with no return date in sight. What should I do?
Advice: Tackling workplace bullying
Taking a proactive approach is key to creating a positive working environment.
Case study: An independent appeal
...Mrs M carried out the investigation into the employee's behaviour, while her twin sister was responsible for the appeal...
A statement from MDDUS on the announcement of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
MDDUS wish to record our gratitude for the role Her Majesty played in public life throughout her lifetime.
Dental case study: Persistent gingival swelling
...Mrs L, a smoker, presents with painful swollen and bleeding gums, and swollen lymph nodes. The dentist suspects periodontal infection...