MDDUS responds to state-backed indemnity proposal
MDDUS has sounded a note of caution over plans aimed at developing a state-backed scheme for GPs in England. We believe the Government must spell out the details of what is involved and commit to tackling the real issue behind rising indemnity costs before GPs can make a decision on the scheme.Find out more
Winter Indemnity Scheme for out-of-hours work
NHS England has announced it will again be running an indemnity scheme to support GPs doing extra out-of-hours and unscheduled care work between 1 October 2017 and 2 April 2018. Click below to find out more and to apply.Find out more
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MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on the publication of Lord Justice Jackson’s review into fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases.
PATIENT safety can be affected by your presence as well as your absence. Liz Price offers advice on raising concerns over potentially unsafe rotas.
SoundBite editor Doug Hamilton offers advice on the complex world of NHS claiming regulations
ALL healthcare professionals today are actively encouraged to engage in reflective practice but some MDDUS members have expressed worries that taking part in formal procedures might "incriminate" them should a complaint or claim arise.