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MDDUS welcomes clarity of new GMC reflective practice guidance

MDDUS welcomes today’s publication of the new GMC guidance The reflective practitioner to support doctors and medical students with reflection.

  • 12 September 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS seeks reintroduction of legal aid to reduce litigation costs and ease burden on legal system

MDDUS is urging the government to reintroduce legal aid for more categories of clinical negligence claims as a central part of wider reform to maintain access to justice for the most vulnerable claimants whilst reducing the burden on the NHS and court system of unjustified claims.

  • 24 August 2018
  • Press release

HSSI Bill

MDDUS today welcomed an influential call for the Government to reconsider allowing NHS trusts and foundation trusts to conduct internal “safe space” investigations.

  • 02 August 2018
  • News

Dental care professionals should be aware of CPD changes

MDDUS is reminding dental care professionals (DCPs) to ensure they are aware of changes to the CPD cycle that focuses on quality of CPD rather than quantity.

  • 26 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS annual report sets new benchmark of transparency

Medical defence organisation MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with significant increases in GP, hospital doctor and dental membership.

  • 12 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS dental membership continues to rise

Dental defence organisation MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with dental membership increasing by 30% in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2017.

  • 12 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS key messages on discount rate reform addressed

MDDUS is pleased that many of its key messages on discount rate reform have been addressed during the third reading of the Civil Liability Bill in the House of Lords yesterday.

  • 28 June 2018
  • Press release

New partnership provides discounted indemnity for doctors working in occupational medicine

MDDUS is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) to provide cost effective indemnity membership benefits for doctors working in occupational medicine.

  • 22 June 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes introduction of damages bill in the Scottish parliament

MDDUS welcomes the introduction of the Damages Bill in the Scottish parliament to ensure a fairer and more transparent way of setting the discount rate in future.

  • 15 June 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS calls for compulsory non-claims cover following gross negligence manslaughter review

Responding to Professor Sir Norman Williams’ review into gross negligence manslaughter MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 11 June 2018
  • Press release

25 Jun 2019

BAME doctors are entitled to the same levels of support in their medical roles as other groups of doctors. All doct… https://t.co/YvCzmHQqvF

20 Jun 2019

Behind the scenes footage of our webinar today on raising and responding to concerns. You can access our webinars h… https://t.co/vooM6ET8SD

20 Jun 2019

Our risk adviser Kay Louise Grant @lou_kay is hosting a webinar this afternoon on raising and responding to concern… https://t.co/FYLd5Y4UUr

20 Jun 2019

RT @lizprice_risk: Great new resource. @MDDUS_News also has a Reflective Practice webinar you can attend wherever and whenever you like at…

20 Jun 2019

Read advice from @MDDUS_News dental adviser @SHenderson755 for dental care professionals on CPD and indemnity requi… https://t.co/KLQ3GqBNz8

18 Jun 2019

RT @gmcuk: We’ve created a bank of new resources to help you with reflection. They include self-learning tools, case studies and good pract…

18 Jun 2019

We welcome today's joint statement from @gmcuk and others on the benefits of becoming a reflective practitioner. Re… https://t.co/hMcIe9ycKz

18 Jun 2019

RT @PrimaryCareD: Our #consortium #member @MDDUS_News are providing discounted training sessions for #GPs and #Practices who are members of…

18 Jun 2019

RT @SHenderson755: @hwwoolnough And when you know what you are looking for give @MDDUS_News a call. Great value,a great team and a great pr…

17 Jun 2019

RT @StudentBMJ: An ideal graduation gift: a poetry book? In Scotland all lucky med students graduating in the next 3 years will be given a…

13 Jun 2019

RT @SHenderson755: .@MDDUS_News On my way to South Wales @TheBDA Branch Meeting to discuss indemnity with @MPS_Dental @TheBDA Will be fun a…

13 Jun 2019

Thanks for the name check. Delighted to have been involved in such a great project. https://t.co/aC3PHbU9VK

13 Jun 2019

Our risk adviser Alan Frame is hosting a session on Technology in practice: how to avoid common pitfalls at the AiT… https://t.co/dUbVdW9vkW

12 Jun 2019

Prescribing happiness: From bingo to Bollywood and bird watching, GPs are being encouraged to prescribe social acti… https://t.co/8yjZ0ogatx

12 Jun 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is providing a patient safety masterclass for PMs and GPs in our London office to… https://t.co/q7zplxNAJz

12 Jun 2019

RT @SHenderson755: .@dentalcaroline Just off to @GDC_UK Dental Professionals Forum for @MDDUS_News Looking forward to updates on FTP and ma…

11 Jun 2019

RT @BMAScotland: Our wellbeing support services are open to all doctors and medical students. They’re confidential and free of charge. Call…

11 Jun 2019

RT @PrimaryCareD: Your #PCNs need to complete Schedules2-7 by 30th June. Need help? With our members @CAPSTICKSLLP @peter_capsticks and @…

11 Jun 2019

RT @MDDUS_News: Our risk adviser Alan Frame and @dr_surina from @MyLocumManager are hosting a joint webinar on essentail tips starting as a…

11 Jun 2019

Our risk adviser Alan Frame and @dr_surina from @MyLocumManager are hosting a joint webinar on essentail tips start… https://t.co/FefpwSpU67