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A statement from MDDUS on the announcement of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

MDDUS wish to record our gratitude for the role Her Majesty played in public life throughout her lifetime.

  • 08 September 2022
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Government must follow through with regulatory reforms amid delay, says MDDUS

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny responds to the Government announcement of delays to medical regulation reform.

  • 22 July 2022
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Revised Good Medical Practice guidance must be mindful of constraints on doctors and the settings in which they work

MDDUS responds to the General Medical Council (GMC) consultation on the revised Good Medical Practice (GMP) guidelines.

  • 20 July 2022
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MDDUS comments on General Medical Council survey findings

MDDUS says support for trainee doctors and trainers must be at the heart of future workforce policy decisions.

  • 19 July 2022
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MDDUS backs calls to protect GPs’ emotional wellbeing

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Dr Naeem Nazem said protecting health professionals’ wellbeing must be a top priority.

  • 13 July 2022
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MDDUS reports further increase in membership in latest annual report

MDDUS has recorded a second year of membership growth since the Covid-19 pandemic was declared.

  • 11 July 2022
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MDDUS comments on General Dental Council consultation

MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny welcomes the GDC's commitment to prevention in its new strategic plan.

  • 05 July 2022
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Concern over Covid-19 backlog as one in three dentists report being unable to clear backlog of patients

One in three dentists are struggling to clear the backlog of patients caused by the pandemic, the findings of a new MDDUS survey reveal.

  • 23 June 2022
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MDDUS comments on RCGP report into ‘mass exodus’ of GPs

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Naeem Nazem comments on the RCGP report and calls for greater support for GPs.

  • 22 June 2022
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MDDUS comments on BMA’s report on racism in medicine

The British Medical Association has published a report which finds that doctors of ethnic minority backgrounds face persistent and intolerable levels of racism

  • 15 June 2022
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05 Oct 2022

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05 Oct 2022

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05 Oct 2022

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04 Oct 2022

We are celebrating our 120th anniversary. Set up in Glasgow by a group of Scottish doctors and dentists, membership…

04 Oct 2022

How would you deal with the difficult situation of a patient making romantic advances? In Insight Primary's cover…

03 Oct 2022

“We recognise that being a healthcare professional is a very tough job. We launched YourHalo, a completely free men…

03 Oct 2022

The new issue of Insight Primary magazine has just been published and features the articles ‘Unwanted advances’, ‘D…

30 Sep 2022

Our medico-legal and dento-legal advisers were called on to support and reassure our members, many of whom suffered…

30 Sep 2022

Member feedback for our colleagues, Sharon Findlay and Ms Sarah Hartford: ‘I want to thank you and Sarah for your s…

30 Sep 2022

Just a week to go until the Dentistry Show, which takes place on 7-8 October at ExCel in London. MDDUS will be ther…

29 Sep 2022

💚 We’re taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning and helping to raise funds for @macmillancancer. ⭐ Than…

29 Sep 2022

#ThrowbackThursday Prof Sir Alexander R Simpson was a physician and President of MDDUS from 1902 – 1916. He invent…

29 Sep 2022

MDDUS is exhibiting at the East of England Dentistry Show in Peterborough this Saturday, 1 October. If you're atten…

27 Sep 2022

“Being a mutual means we don’t have shareholders to answer to or pay dividends to. We can reinvest into the organis…

26 Sep 2022

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