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MDDUS respond to health questions exchange
MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on the exchange between health secretary Jeremy Hunt and John Pugh MP at health questions today.
MDDUS seek swift, decisive and joined-up action on government consultation
Responding to today’s launch of the Department of Health’s consultation Introducing Fixed Recoverable Costs in Lower Value Clinical Negligence Claims, MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny said:
Fitness to practise reform vital to reduce stress on dentists
UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS believes patients and dentists will benefit if reform proposals from the General Dental Council are implemented swiftly, fairly and consistently.
Proposed 'safe space' needs further work before implementation
MDDUS believes the proposed development of a ‘safe space’ in healthcare safety investigations requires further definition as interventions which are high on rhetoric and low on detailed statutory and implementation planning run risk of being counter-productive.
Doctors to adopt patient-centric approach to consent
UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS is reminding doctors to adopt a patient-centric approach to the consenting process.
Dentists reminded of GDC's indemnity requirements
UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS is reminding dentists that it is now a GDC requirement to have appropriate full indemnity in place as part of their annual retention fee (ARF) renewal process.
MDDUS encourages members to use advice line
The medical defence organisation MDDUS is keen to dispel the myth that contacting the organisation’s advice line impacts on the subscription rates members pay.
Get your dental career off to a flying start
MDDUS dental members in Scotland can now take advantage of a great new service designed especially for dentists who are just starting out in their career.
MDDUS urges government to push through plans to reduce legal costs
MDDUS strongly supports early implementation of measures to reduce legal costs in clinical negligence cases.
A good start, but now tackle the root causes
Following today’s NHS England GP indemnity review announcement, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said: