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MDDUS welcomes new RMBF campaign to support doctors

MDDUS fully supports the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund’s (RMBF) new campaign, Together for Doctors, which aims to raise awareness of the need to offer support to doctors working under increasing difficulty and scrutiny.

  • 17 November 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes regulation reform consultation

The UK’s fastest growing defence organisation MDDUS welcomes today’s government consultation launch on reform of the regulation of healthcare professionals.

  • 31 October 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to DoH indemnity statement

Last night, the Department of Health took the unprecedented step of warning GPs in England about the risks associated with the MDU's new ‘transitional benefits’.

  • 18 October 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS urges Government to address rising clinical negligence costs

The UK’s fastest growing defence organisation MDDUS is urging the Government to acknowledge the need for tort reform and set out a comprehensive plan for its implementation in order to address rising clinical negligence costs.

  • 17 October 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS sounds note of caution over state backed indemnity scheme

The UK’s fastest growing GP defence organisation today sounded a note of caution over plans aimed at developing a state-backed scheme for GPs in England.

  • 12 October 2017
  • Press release

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