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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

MDDUS offers reassurance for patients and members over indemnity model

Responding to the GDC announcement that some insurance policies may be subject to exclusions that could affect the adequacy of their cover, MDDUS head of dental division Aubrey Craig said:

  • 19 July 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS members can access online learning to comply with changes to CPD requirements

MDDUS is reminding dentists that they will be required to complete a personal development plan as part of new enhanced continuing professional development scheme (ECPD) announced by the General Dental Council (GDC).

  • 04 July 2017
  • Press release

Queen's speech offers opportunities says MDDUS - but government must listen on the detail

Commenting on proposals for a draft Patient Safety Bill and a Civil Liability Bill in today's Queen's speech, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 21 June 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS joins forces with LLMC to provide tailored indemnity package

MDDUS is delighted to announce a new partnership with Lincolnshire LMC (LLMC) to provide GP practices with a tailored and competitive indemnity package for new recruits from the EU.

  • 30 May 2017
  • Press release

NHS cyber-attack - MDDUS advice to members

MDDUS is advising doctors affected by Friday’s ransomware attack to apply common sense principles when treating patients without access to computerised or other medical records to ensure safety is not compromised.

  • 15 May 2017
  • Press release

Government policymakers can learn from healthcare professionals

Speaking at the MDDUS-sponsored BMJ Awards at the Park Plaza Westminster last night, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 05 May 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS urges government to increase fixed recoverable costs limit

MDDUS has urged the government to increase the fixed recoverable costs limit following the conclusion of the Department of Health’s consultation Introducing Fixed Recoverable Costs in Lower Value Clinical Negligence Claims.

  • 02 May 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS teams up with RCGP to provide package for new GPs

MDDUS is announcing a new partnership with the RCGP that reduces the cost of indemnity and RCGP membership for newly qualified GPs in their first five years after qualification.

  • 27 April 2017
  • Press release

RMBF reaches out to help medical students in crisis

The Royal Medical Benevolent Fund (RMBF) today relaunched its programme of support for UK medical students, releasing two new publications encouraging students to seek help and offering advice on how to cope with the demands of studying medicine. The programme is being supported by UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 24 April 2017
  • 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