Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the One Hundred and Sixteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (known as MDDUS) will be held at Mackintosh House, 120 Blythswood Street, Glasgow, on Friday, 6 September 2019 at 12.45pmFind out more
Essential new product for GPs in England and Wales
MDDUS' General Practice Protection (GPP) membership provides GPs working within the NHS in England and Wales with a range of essential benefits that are not included in the state-backed indemnity schemes, CNSGP and GMPI.Find out more
Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice - update
The UK Government introduced a Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP) in England and General Medical Practice Indemnity (GMPI) in Wales in April 2019.Information hub
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Resources for healthcare professionals
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WHAT is a reasonable time frame to wait with a patient for an ambulance to arrive at home or on practice premises?
Overcoming communication barriers with patients can be challenging. Dr Naeem Nazem looks at the pitfalls of Google Translate and other solutions
Solicitor Joanna Bower considers the status of reflective practice following the legal case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba
CERTAIN things are sadly inevitable every winter, including the increase in patients presenting in GP surgeries with sore throats, earaches, sinusitis, colds and other flu-like illnesses – but also the upsurge in demand for antibiotics.