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MDDUS produces a wide range of articles, case studies, booklets and other resources to inform and educate our members on common areas of legal, regulatory and clinical risk. Search below for key topics or phrases, and narrow results by clicking on the filter tabs below.

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    An office romance

    GIVEN the amount of time that colleagues spend together in the practice, it is perhaps not surprising that personal relationships at work can develop.

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    Ask the expert: Flexible working request

    Q. ONE of my employees has returned from maternity leave and asked if she can discuss the possibility of changing her working hours. I am keen to keep my staff happ...

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    Book now for Practice Managers’ Conference

    THE MDDUS employment law team will be delivering a masterclass on the issues associated with managing staff absence as part of the MDDUS Practice Managers’ Conferen...

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    Case study: Is a self-employed contractor entitled to the rights of a worker?

    THE recent high-profile case of Pimlico Plumbers v Gary Smith involved whether Mr Smith’s status was classed as a self-employed independent contractor or a worker f...

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    Did you know?

    THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available.

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    Don't forget

    THE national living wage rate for workers aged 25 years and over increases from £7.20 to £7.50 per hour.

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    HR Alert: Legal obligation over workplace dress code

    A RECENT report on dress codes at work has called on the government to take urgent action to ensure existing equality legislation is enforced more vigorously follow...

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    LAW discount rates for MDDUS members

    As part of the partnership with Law At Work (LAW), MDDUS members can take advantage of significant discount rates at their training events.

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    Article

    28/03/2017

    Statutory rates set to rise

    THE rate of statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay is set to increase at the beginning of next month.

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    News

    22/03/2017

    Child tooth extractions up by a quarter in past decade

    THE number of tooth extractions performed on young children in England has risen by almost a quarter in the past 10 years, according to new figures.

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    News

    17/03/2017

    Majority of doctors worried about future patient safety

    ALMOST three-quarters of doctors fear their service may be unable to deliver safe patient care in the next 12 months, according to a survey by the Royal College of...

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    News

    15/03/2017

    Dentistry and medicine top for ethnic diversity

    DENTISTRY is the second most ethnically diverse occupation in England and Wales, with medicine in fourth place.

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    News

    15/03/2017

    Junior doctors urged to raise training concerns

    JUNIOR doctors are being urged by the General Medical Council to report concerns with their training programme.

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    Article

    28/02/2017

    A vice-like grip on virtue

    Can virtues become vices in healthcare – and vice versa?

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    Article

    28/02/2017

    Can we reduce overtreatment?

    A new campaign aims to address “over-medicalisation” and increase patient involvement in decision-making. But what does that mean in practical terms?

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    Article

    28/02/2017

    Compensation reform will lead to significant legal cost rise in England

    A GOVERNMENT decision to cut the discount rate applied to personal injury claims will increase the size of compensation payments in England, leading to significant...

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