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Occurrence-based cover required for winter indemnity scheme

MDDUS is pleased to confirm they have again been commissioned by NHS England to provide indemnity to enable its members to undertake additional sessions to address the pressures on out-of-hours providers and urgent care settings over the coming winter period.

  • 27 September 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes clarity of new GMC reflective practice guidance

MDDUS welcomes today’s publication of the new GMC guidance The reflective practitioner to support doctors and medical students with reflection.

  • 12 September 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS seeks reintroduction of legal aid to reduce litigation costs and ease burden on legal system

MDDUS is urging the government to reintroduce legal aid for more categories of clinical negligence claims as a central part of wider reform to maintain access to justice for the most vulnerable claimants whilst reducing the burden on the NHS and court system of unjustified claims.

  • 24 August 2018
  • Press release

HSSI Bill

MDDUS today welcomed an influential call for the Government to reconsider allowing NHS trusts and foundation trusts to conduct internal “safe space” investigations.

  • 02 August 2018
  • News

Dental care professionals should be aware of CPD changes

MDDUS is reminding dental care professionals (DCPs) to ensure they are aware of changes to the CPD cycle that focuses on quality of CPD rather than quantity.

  • 26 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS annual report sets new benchmark of transparency

Medical defence organisation MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with significant increases in GP, hospital doctor and dental membership.

  • 12 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS dental membership continues to rise

Dental defence organisation MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with dental membership increasing by 30% in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2017.

  • 12 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS key messages on discount rate reform addressed

MDDUS is pleased that many of its key messages on discount rate reform have been addressed during the third reading of the Civil Liability Bill in the House of Lords yesterday.

  • 28 June 2018
  • Press release

New partnership provides discounted indemnity for doctors working in occupational medicine

MDDUS is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) to provide cost effective indemnity membership benefits for doctors working in occupational medicine.

  • 22 June 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes introduction of damages bill in the Scottish parliament

MDDUS welcomes the introduction of the Damages Bill in the Scottish parliament to ensure a fairer and more transparent way of setting the discount rate in future.

  • 15 June 2018
  • Press release

13 Oct 2018

We are delighted to sponsor the Stafford Local Dental Committee annual event today at Stafford Hospital Post Grad c… https://t.co/nRlOVx54GM

12 Oct 2018

Calling all doctors! Sign up now for our new webinar on social media & new technology risks - October 19, 2-3pm https://t.co/tXOS7COfLc

11 Oct 2018

The apocalypse and other tales - GP @robewinguk tells GPST about his “other” calling as an award-winning writer… https://t.co/3KqrSu3Q7h

11 Oct 2018

Locum GP @dr_surina, co-founder of https://t.co/0yzCCoFlNt, offers practical tips on a successful career… https://t.co/mWv0BnALdq

11 Oct 2018

Featuring @MDDUS_News risk adviser Lindsey Falconer looks at whether doctors are taking risks in treating dental e… https://t.co/j0jNa6LShl

11 Oct 2018

The latest edition of our member magazine GPST is out now https://t.co/BEXNdW5dBS https://t.co/6nOMKUAAdX

11 Oct 2018

Delighted to be exhibiting at @BSPerio over the next two days #BSP2018 https://t.co/PNa7pW7SDh

09 Oct 2018

RT @RCGPAC: If you missed the Saturday premiere of our #RCGPAC highlights video... Here it is again! https://t.co/dxzJbdYcJt And all the pl…

08 Oct 2018

Great few days at the @RCGPAC in Glasgow. Proud to be principal sponsor and thanks to all those who visited our sta… https://t.co/fPA9i4so0h

08 Oct 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Huge thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make #RCGPAC 2018 such a success in Glasgow and especially to the fabulous delega…

05 Oct 2018

RT @HelenRCGP: Have just been energised by the brilliant @jasonleitch speaking @RCGPAC #RCGPAC - take away message, play the ball where the…

05 Oct 2018

Our medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith is chairing a session shortly on how GPs are transforming patient care wi… https://t.co/EbTcPsNzY1

05 Oct 2018

MDDUS board member @jasonleitch talks quality improvement @RCGPAC @MDDUS_News #RCGPAC https://t.co/one4n8JyA4

05 Oct 2018

RT @rcgp: Our panel has arrived! @RCGPAC https://t.co/bsibB9eFSN

05 Oct 2018

RT @rcgp: We’re on Glasgow for Day 2 of #RCGPAC! This morning kicks off with #NHSQT - @HelenRCGP @OwenJones84 @lauraserrant @stephen_dorrel…

05 Oct 2018

Great to see so many people visit our stand yesterday. Looking forward to day two @RCGPAC @MDDUS_News #RCGPAC https://t.co/2HCDXLVMY4

04 Oct 2018

We've had a busy day exhibiting @_bdia_ excel London. We're here until Saturday so come along and visit our stand t… https://t.co/ef2w1gPmVX

04 Oct 2018

Our Joint head of medical division Dr Anthea Martin is chairing a session on Adopting a systems approach o QI and s… https://t.co/RSZvsCIxyj

04 Oct 2018

RT @RCGPScotland: A packed room listening to the Chair of our patient group @Colinmangus47 on the importance of listening to patients & inv…

04 Oct 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Don’t forget to get your questions in for our #NHSQT Question Time panel tomorrow morning. Tweet @RCGPAC or go to Slido in the…