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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

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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RT @RCGPAC: We are pleased to announce that this year’s short papers have just been added to the #RCGPAC programme! View the full programme…

10 Aug 2018

Our risk adviser Alan Frame hosted a webinar this morning on the NHS Scotland Complaints Handling Procedure. Member… https://t.co/RqiBWNwdrr

06 Aug 2018

RT @Pro_Dentistry: Visit our exhibition at Professional Dentistry SCOTLAND on 19 & 20 Oct & meet some of the dental industry's leading bran…

03 Aug 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Great to have you joining us! A fantastic array of exhibitors coming to Glasgow for this year's #RCGPAC helping to enrich the m…

02 Aug 2018

RT @MyLocumManager: Fantastic Locum risks webinar today with @MDDUS_News and @dr_surina it was a pleasure to take part 👍 https://t.co/lUuDj…

02 Aug 2018

Our #Risk adviser Alan Frame and @dr_surina from @MyLocumManager are hosting a webinar today looking at how to thri… https://t.co/nGh8YMFPal

02 Aug 2018

RT @Pro_Dentistry: Our Core CPD Update, in conjunction with educational sponsor @MDDUS_News, takes place at Professional Dentistry NORTH on…

02 Aug 2018

MDDUS today welcomed an influential call for the Government to reconsider allowing NHS trusts and foundation trusts… https://t.co/hctzi2Ce9c

31 Jul 2018

We've had a busy day so far sponsoring the GDPR session @BDAevents today. Come along and visit our stand for more… https://t.co/qJU7Rz19lC

30 Jul 2018

@soundofdaheddlu Great deals and lots of phone advisers available with #MDDUS on 0333 043 0000 😊

30 Jul 2018

RT @gmcuk: We're pleased to announce that Dame Clare Marx has been appointed by the Privy Council as our new Chair, to succeed Prof. Sir Te…

27 Jul 2018

Read our advice for DCPs here https://t.co/4bv8x3O7Ha https://t.co/4S3mM9jDnF

26 Jul 2018

MDDUS is reminding DCPs to ensure they are aware of important and significant changes to the @GDC_UK CPD cycle that… https://t.co/I31pQf0tud

25 Jul 2018

Such a great evening meeting the new foundation doctors at @NHS_Lothian. All the best in your new posts! Thank you… https://t.co/rbSAylFimC

25 Jul 2018

RT @NIHRCRN: The benefits of primary care research | In this article for @MDDUS_News, Dr David Shukla, a GP Partner & W.Mids Clinical Resea…

24 Jul 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Great to hear this initiative from @WestScotRCGP - any other @RcgpFaculties doing similar that we can share? @rcgp @rcgpfirst5…

23 Jul 2018

RT @GPonlinenews: How to ensure safe online prescribing - advice from @MDDUS_News https://t.co/uc92MZw0XG https://t.co/0mQ3ovKfFk

23 Jul 2018

RT @Fy1Buddy: @MPS_Medical @MDDUS_News @the_mdu @wesleyan please could you retweet the below tweet to your many doctor followers? Thanks ht…

19 Jul 2018

How can I safely return to work after maternity leave? https://t.co/1g6BfBsoA1 @bmj_latest Read advice from our med… https://t.co/hqgUUw2iAK

19 Jul 2018

Alan Frame is hosting a webinar exploring the interface between locums and practices by drawing on information obta… https://t.co/uVXNcWyC8X