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MDDUS responds to Welsh government state-backed indemnity announcement
Responding to the Welsh government’s decision to introduce a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in Wales from April 2019, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:
Indemnity versus Insurance
With over 115 years’ experience of assisting members, MDDUS provides peace of mind for dentists, offering access to occurrence-based professional indemnity as well as unlimited settlement of damages and uncapped legal costs.
State-backed indemnity - what you need to know
The Department of Health in England and the Welsh government are discussing with medical defence organisations the introduction of a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in England and Wales.
MDDUS highlights five key messages for the Government to address on discount rate reform
MDDUS has highlighted five key messages for the Government to address as part of the process of setting the new discount rate to ensure fairness for all and ease wider pressures on the healthcare system.
MDDUS recruits two new dental advisers as membership grows
Dental defence organisation MDDUS has recruited two new advisers in their London office, as membership continues to grow throughout the UK.
MDDUS calls for unequivocal time commitment for a new discount rate
MDDUS welcomes changes to the way the personal injury discount rate is set in England and Wales as part of the Civil Liability Bill unveiled by the Justice Secretary David Gauke today.
Ensure your practice has a bad weather policy
Medical and dental practices should have a bad weather policy to ensure they are fully prepared for any staff disruptions caused by the harsh winter weather, says MDDUS.
MDDUS comments on Government fixed recoverable costs plans
The Department of Health and Social Care has today published its Summary of consultation responses to its Consultation on introducing fixed recoverable costs in lower value clinical negligence claims.
MDDUS urges Scottish Government to speed up discount rate reform
Scotland’s largest GP indemnifier has urged the Scottish Government to speed up reform of the controversial personal injury discount rate and stop punishing costs hampering NHS frontline services.
MDDUS welcomes urgent review of gross negligence manslaughter
The UK’s fastest growing medical defence organisation MDDUS welcome today’s announcement by Jeremy Hunt that there will be an urgent review of gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare.