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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
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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
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MDDUS calls for compulsory non-claims cover following gross negligence manslaughter review

Responding to Professor Sir Norman Williams’ review into gross negligence manslaughter MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 11 June 2018
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MDDUS welcomes swift implementation of new discount rate

MDDUS has welcomed measures to ensure a new discount rate is implemented swiftly, following the latest reading of the Civil Liability Bill in the House of Lords.

  • 17 May 2018
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MDDUS responds to Welsh government state-backed indemnity announcement

Responding to the Welsh government’s decision to introduce a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in Wales from April 2019, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 14 May 2018
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Indemnity versus Insurance

With over 115 years’ experience of assisting members, MDDUS provides peace of mind for dentists, offering access to occurrence-based professional indemnity as well as unlimited settlement of damages and uncapped legal costs.

  • 04 May 2018
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State-backed indemnity - what you need to know

The Department of Health in England and the Welsh government are discussing with medical defence organisations the introduction of a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in England and Wales.

  • 02 May 2018
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MDDUS highlights five key messages for the Government to address on discount rate reform

MDDUS has highlighted five key messages for the Government to address as part of the process of setting the new discount rate to ensure fairness for all and ease wider pressures on the healthcare system.

  • 25 April 2018
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MDDUS recruits two new dental advisers as membership grows

Dental defence organisation MDDUS has recruited two new advisers in their London office, as membership continues to grow throughout the UK.

  • 19 April 2018
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MDDUS calls for unequivocal time commitment for a new discount rate

MDDUS welcomes changes to the way the personal injury discount rate is set in England and Wales as part of the Civil Liability Bill unveiled by the Justice Secretary David Gauke today.

  • 20 March 2018
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We are delighted to announce a new partnership between @MDDUS_News and @SOMNews providing discounted indemnity for… https://t.co/cq9yhHVMDp

21 Jun 2018

In this afternoon’s webinar, Liz Price will review the regulatory guidance associated with carrying out intimate ex… https://t.co/cGy6w3bgpE

21 Jun 2018

We've had a busy start to the day at Guys Hospital for the Advanced Airway Management Course! Come along and visit… https://t.co/8u2HnWVNZB

20 Jun 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Delighted to announce @guardian columnist @OwenJones84 as a panellist in our NHS Question Time session at #RCGPAC 2018 in Glasg…

20 Jun 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Safeguarding also an important part of @RCGPAC and Joy Shacklock will be running two sessions on adult safeguarding on Thursday…

20 Jun 2018

Our risk adviser Cherryl Adams is hosting a webinar this morning introducing practices to the process for developin… https://t.co/zeos3hPWwR

18 Jun 2018

RT @RcgpFaculties: Many Faculties offer students and AiTs awards/bursaries to attend @RCGPAC. Why not ask your local Faculty if they can he…

15 Jun 2018

MDDUS welcomes the introduction of the Damages Bill in the Scottish parliament to ensure a fairer and more transpar… https://t.co/pc76mqfFgg

15 Jun 2018

We are looking forward to a busy dental day here at Professional Conferences, Bristol! Come along and visit our st… https://t.co/CB9NhhPrpQ

14 Jun 2018

RT @StephenHearns1: Useful article in this month’s @MDDUS_News magazine about Command Gradients and Flat Hierarchies in optimising communic…

14 Jun 2018

We are sponsoring Profitable Practice @BDAevents today. Come along and visit our stand

13 Jun 2018

@BOULANGERCAROLE @accpuk @accpnr We are delighted to offer exclusive membership rates for advice and representation… https://t.co/tJ9IzlJemX

13 Jun 2018

Our risk adviser Lindsey Falconer has been at Glasgow dental hospital today speaking to dental VT advisers about ho… https://t.co/BDduWtnWMX

12 Jun 2018

RT @practice_biz: Professor Sir Norman Williams' report on gross negligence manslaughter in #healthcare has been released: https://t.co/ZRf…

12 Jun 2018

Our risk adviser Lindsey Falconer is hosting a webinar today and next Tuesday on GDPR, a whistle-stop tour of what… https://t.co/2c3c5iadxg

11 Jun 2018

MDDUS calls for compulsory non-claims cover following gross negligence manslaughter review https://t.co/mdyGLPlL4d https://t.co/pVFFdvuU8r

11 Jun 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Congratulations to GP trainee @nishmanek on being honoured by the Queen for her work on leadership for new GPs. Hear her speak…

08 Jun 2018

Looking forward to a busy day exhibiting @TheBDA for Tooth Whitening with Dr Linda Greenwall. Visit our stand for a… https://t.co/PJFCfOm4yG

07 Jun 2018

RT @AliLalloo: Getting our brains working after lunch with @MDDUS_News. Confidentiality, hot and topical! #AiTCon18 @RCGPScotland @RCGPAiT…

07 Jun 2018

Our risk adviser Lindsey Falconer is hosting a session on Confidentiality: evolving risks @RCGPAiT @RcgpFaculties… https://t.co/yujlg9voiR