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Discount rate change doesn't go far enough
The Lord Chancellor has today announced a change to the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments to minus 0.25%.
MDDUS statement on UK Government response to consultation "Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation"
MDDUS Director of Advisory and Legal Services Emma Parfitt comments on the UK Government consultation response on “Promoting Professionalism; Reforming Regulation”
MDDUS welcomes GMC Fair to refer? report
Responding to today’s published GMC report Fair to Refer?, commissioned by the regulator to investigate the disproportionate number of referrals of BAME doctors to the GMC, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith said:
MDDUS board member receives CBE in Queen birthday honours list
MDDUS board member Professor Jason Leitch has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
MDDUS welcomes findings of Hamilton review
Responding to the publication of the Independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide in medical practice, MDDUS joint head of medical division Dr John Holden said
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:
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:
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.
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.
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: