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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