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Government can learn from BMJ Awards nominees

Speaking at the MDDUS-sponsored BMJ Awards at the Park Plaza Westminster last night, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 25 April 2019
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MDDUS welcomes GMC plans to reduce number of full investigations

Responding to the General Medical Council’s (GMC) announcement today that they plan to reduce the number of full investigations following a successful pilot scheme, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Naeem Nazem said:

  • 18 April 2019
  • Press release

Dentists back MDDUS gold standard indemnity as membership rises by a third

Dental membership in England, Wales and Northern Ireland rose by almost a third during 2018 as dentists put their faith in MDDUS’ gold standard indemnity.

  • 12 April 2019
  • Press release

Members can still count on MDDUS to maintain their comprehensive protection

Today marks a step change in clinical indemnity for GPs in England and Wales as the new Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice in England (CNSGP) and General Medical Practice Indemnity in Wales (GMPI) comes into force.

  • 01 April 2019
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MDDUS still in discussions with DHSC on existing liabilities

Commenting in response to today’s ministerial statement on the outcome of discussions with DHSC, Chris Kenny, CEO, MDDUS said:

  • 01 April 2019
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MDDUS welcomes PHSO review

Responding to today’s Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) review on how it uses clinical advice when investigating complaints, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith said:

  • 21 March 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to appropriate clinical negligence cover consultation

MDDUS believes there is no evidence to suggest healthcare professionals and patients will be better protected through regulation of clinical negligence cover – and that the current indemnity model remains the gold standard that serves healthcare professionals and protects patients.

  • 28 February 2019
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Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice regulations

Responding to the enabling regulations to implement the Government’s plans for a Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice in England, Chris Kenny, Chief Executive of MDDUS said:

  • 27 February 2019
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MDDUS responds to Matt Hancock MP Royal Society of Medicine speech

Responding to Matt Hancock’s point that “changes in practice by trusts are a necessary part of reducing the number and severity of claims” within his speech today at the Royal Society of Medicine, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 06 February 2019
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MDDUS responds to DHSC announcement on GP contract

Responding to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announcement on the new GP contract, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 31 January 2019
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23 May 2019

Our risk adviser Kay Grant is hosting a webinar this afternoon on raising and responding to concerns: your duty as… https://t.co/9LpCApsD41

23 May 2019

Our risk advsier Alan Frame is hosting a webinar this morning that provides an overview of GDPR and the new DPA 201… https://t.co/UI2u9Pjt64

22 May 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is providing a training session to GPs Aberdeen on conflict management this after… https://t.co/i2bU2u5fYk

20 May 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is hosting a session on transforming nursing roles at the QEUH Teaching and Learn… https://t.co/hp8TOl6zFQ

20 May 2019

RT @cottrell_lorna: Genuinely sad the MDDUS management course has finished. Have met some fabulous people and learned lots about myself, le…

18 May 2019

Dentists back @MDDUS_News gold standard indemnity as membership rises by a third https://t.co/nrDPcjKgXh Come alon… https://t.co/28MXW6h1sG

17 May 2019

RT @optimus_syme: Thoroughly enjoyed the @MDDUS_News Leading Through Uncertainty course this week. Lots to think about. I’d certainly recom…

17 May 2019

RT @SHenderson755: Big audience here @MDDUS_News https://t.co/rrSWEBCdNK

17 May 2019

Come along to our stand at @dentistryshow and meet our team #BDCDS19 https://t.co/V4qhNpHuRF

17 May 2019

Dentists back @MDDUS_News gold standard indemnity as membership rises by a third https://t.co/03Qch9klx9 Come along… https://t.co/hFFlIY6LUy

16 May 2019

Our risk adviser Alan Frame is in Bathgate this morning hosting a session on Managing patient records #MDDUSevent… https://t.co/lQ2lUDbWdm

14 May 2019

There are spaces available for our Patient safety masterclass for GPs and practice managers in our London office on… https://t.co/onY3K1wYso

14 May 2019

RT @SHenderson755: @AndrewMedlock @PHSOmbudsman @NHSuk @DHSCgovuk @GDC_UK @CareQualityComm @MDDUS_News @MPS_Dental @the_ddu @TheBDA Excelle…

14 May 2019

There are still spaces available for our Patient safety masterclass for GPs and practice managers in our London off… https://t.co/NQcqIVZWIS

14 May 2019

Our fully-booked Leading through uncertainty course is taking place in our Glasgow office all this week. This progr… https://t.co/enRzRAgI7J

13 May 2019

#RCPCH19 Come along and visit our stand for a quick quote and find out how much you could save! Looking like it wil… https://t.co/fpgE6QakbW

09 May 2019

Our risk adviser Alan Frame is hosting a dental complaints training day in our Glasgow office, focusing on the key… https://t.co/PixFIiHxok

09 May 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is delivering a patient safety masterclass in Hertfordshire today. Find a range o… https://t.co/In7f253kvc

08 May 2019

Our risk adviser Alan Frame is currently hosting a webinar on chaperones, exploring common risks and pitfalls. Memb… https://t.co/uqyd2hYBpe

02 May 2019

Parkrun apostle - Jim Killgore meets a practice manager whose life was transformed by running and now wants the sam… https://t.co/hVLhuAK74t