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New Year dilemmas - what would you do?

Read MDDUS advice on handling common dilemmas at this time of year

  • 23 December 2019
  • Article

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

Engagement crucial in fitness to practise complaints

PROPER engagement with the fitness to practise process is a crucial factor in outcome for doctors facing MPTS hearings, according to research conducted by the GMC.

  • 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

End “corridor care” in A&E, says College

CARING for people in A&E corridors cannot be allowed to continue as new figures show a direct link between overcrowding and patient harm.

  • 16 December 2019
  • News

GDC introduces application fees

THE GDC will be introducing registration application fees from 1 January 2020.

  • 12 December 2019
  • News

Quarter of cancer patients experiencing diagnostic delays

A QUARTER of all cancer patients in England have experienced avoidable delays in their diagnosis, according to a study conducted by Cancer Research UK.

  • 12 December 2019
  • News

Early prevention best option in child tooth decay

A MAJOR three-year dental study of children has found no evidence to suggest that any one of three accepted treatment strategies was better than another in stopping pain and infection from ongoing decay in primary teeth.

  • 27 November 2019
  • News

Safe approach to handling racist abuse

ARE you expected to carry on treating a patient despite being racially abused or threatened? Can you refuse to treat such patients or have them transferred or removed from your list?

  • 27 November 2019
  • Risk articles

Four million fail to get dental care

AS many as four million adults across England face problems in accessing NHS dental care, according to new analysis from the British Dental Association.

  • 27 November 2019
  • News