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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:
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:
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.
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:
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:
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:
Five things you need to know about state-backed indemnity
State-backed indemnity remains a great unknown with information from Government about the scheme and what it means for GPs sadly lacking. While finer details about how it will actually work are scarce, here are five things that we do know about the scheme as the April implementation date looms.
MDDUS responds to GMC consent consultation
Responding to the GMC consultation on Decision making and consent, MDDUS Joint head of medical division Dr John Holden said: