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MDDUS responds to MDU 50 per cent rate cut for GPs in England

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny responds to MDU’s 50% subscription rate cut for GPs in England.

  • 12 October 2017
  • Press release

New GPs benefit from MDDUS and RCGP collaboration

Newly qualified GPs in their first five years after qualification are on course to make a combined saving of over £500,000 by the end of this year as a result of the partnership between MDDUS and the RCGP.

  • 10 October 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS appoint two members to new streamlined board

MDDUS is pleased to welcome Dr Joanna Bayley and Professor Iain Cameron as non-executive directors of the Board. These additions come as seven Board members have retired after a combined 142 years of dedicated service to MDDUS.

  • 04 October 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS supports winter indemnity scheme for GPs in England

The UK’s fasting growing GP defence organisation MDDUS is pleased to support NHS England’s GP winter indemnity scheme for the third consecutive year, ensuring patients enhanced access to primary care services 24/7 over the winter months.

  • 28 September 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS announces price freeze after reaching membership milestone

One of the UK’s leading medical defence organisations today announced a price freeze on the cost of indemnity for GPs until at least 2018.

  • 11 September 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes discount rate announcement

UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS welcomes today’s announcement from the Lord Chancellor setting out proposals to change the way in which the personal injury discount rate is calculated.

  • 07 September 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes damages bill

Scotland’s leading medical indemnifier today welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement on the Damages Bill as part of its Programme for Government for the next 12 months.

  • 05 September 2017
  • Press release

Fixed recoverable costs – DoH must produce more balanced and ambitious action, says MDDUS

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on the publication of Lord Justice Jackson’s review into fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases.

  • 31 July 2017
  • Press release

Do not be tempted to take shortcuts during consultations

Doctors should use their professional judgement and not be tempted to take shortcuts as a way of dealing with the time pressures of a ten-minute consultation, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 25 July 2017
  • Press release

Fixed recoverable costs delay is another step backwards, says MDDUS

Commenting on the postponement of the Government’s decision on its consultation on capping fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 25 July 2017
  • Press release

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

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

5 hours 41 minutes ago

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

10 Jun 2019

RT @PrimaryCareD: Teaming up with our #consortium #members @MDDUS_News, we are pleased to offer discounted #training sessions for #GPs and…

10 Jun 2019

RT @JohnGillies6: Thx @Abi_Rimmer ! And to @ByLeavesWeLive @PolygonBooks @MDDUS_News @RCGPScotland for bringing the third edition of this b…

10 Jun 2019

RT @PrimaryCareD: Please contact us if you would like to access your discounted training courses from @MDDUS_News ! @CAPSTICKSLLP @agencia_…

10 Jun 2019

Our risk team have a number of training courses coming up in our London office over the next couple of months, incl… https://t.co/PCjkvhESZ0

08 Jun 2019

MDDUS board member @jasonleitch receives CBE in Queen's birthday honours list https://t.co/RjO6c09aW8

08 Jun 2019

Congrats to @jasonleitch one of our board members whose work in healthcare quality has been recognised in today’s #Honours with a CBE