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Covid-19 patient management flowchart

A FLOW chart to help clinicians manage suspected cases of Covid-19 acute respiratory disease has been published by Public Health England (PHE).

  • 12 February 2020
  • News

ED performance in Scotland worst on record

EMERGENCY departments across Scotland clocked the worst monthly four-hour performance on record in December 2019, according to figures released by Scottish Government.

  • 12 February 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

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

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
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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
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Hospitals need to demonstrate learning from mistakes

ANALYSIS by Healthwatch has shown that only 12 per cent of hospital trusts demonstrate compliance with the statutory regulations when it comes to reporting on patient complaints.

  • 20 January 2020
  • News

December A&E performance worst on record

DECEMBER 2019 saw the worst performance on record for A&E waiting times in England with 79.8 per cent of patients cared for within the target four hours.

  • 10 January 2020
  • News

Dentists needed for national survey of antibiotic prescribing

DENTISTS are being urged to participate in a new survey of antibiotic prescribing in dentistry.

  • 19 December 2019
  • News

GDC urged to focus more on preventing bad practice

MDDUS has welcomed the findings of a new public attitudes survey showing that one in five respondents want the GDC to focus on preventing bad practice rather than taking action after it occurs.

  • 19 December 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