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MDDUS responds to regulation reform consultation

Responding to the Department of Health consultation Promoting, professionalism, reforming regulation, which canvasses views on amalgamation of the nine existing regulators to form three or four new regulators, MDDUS senior lawyer and practice development manager Joanna Jervis said:

  • 24 January 2018
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MDDUS welcomes justice committee report on access to justice

Holyrood’s Justice Committee today issued a report that aims to improve access to justice for those bringing a civil claim to court in Scotland.

  • 23 December 2017
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MDDUS welcomes GMC report and steps taken to improve efficiency

The General Medical Council (GMC) has today published The state of medical education and practice 2017, which identifies some of the challenges facing the medical profession.

  • 19 December 2017
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MDDUS welcomes GDC proposals to reform dental regulation

The General Dental Council (GDC) has today published Shifting the balance: The GDC’s response to your views and next steps, as part of its strategy to reform dental regulation.

  • 13 December 2017
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MDDUS welcomes PAC report and urges Government to tackle drivers of increasing costs

Commenting on the Public Accounts Committee’s report Managing the costs of clinical negligence in hospital trusts, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 01 December 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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