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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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Ensure your practice has a bad weather policy

Medical and dental practices should have a bad weather policy to ensure they are fully prepared for any staff disruptions caused by the harsh winter weather, says MDDUS.

  • 06 March 2018
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MDDUS comments on Government fixed recoverable costs plans

The Department of Health and Social Care has today published its Summary of consultation responses to its Consultation on introducing fixed recoverable costs in lower value clinical negligence claims.

  • 15 February 2018
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MDDUS urges Scottish Government to speed up discount rate reform

Scotland’s largest GP indemnifier has urged the Scottish Government to speed up reform of the controversial personal injury discount rate and stop punishing costs hampering NHS frontline services.

  • 13 February 2018
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MDDUS welcomes urgent review of gross negligence manslaughter

The UK’s fastest growing medical defence organisation MDDUS welcome today’s announcement by Jeremy Hunt that there will be an urgent review of gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare.

  • 06 February 2018
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MDDUS responds to regulation reform consultation

Responding to the Department of Health consultation Promoting, professionalism, reforming regulation, which canvasses views on amalgamation of the nine existing regulators to form three or four new regulators, MDDUS senior lawyer and practice development manager Joanna Jervis said:

  • 24 January 2018
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MDDUS welcomes justice committee report on access to justice

Holyrood’s Justice Committee today issued a report that aims to improve access to justice for those bringing a civil claim to court in Scotland.

  • 23 December 2017
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MDDUS welcomes GMC report and steps taken to improve efficiency

The General Medical Council (GMC) has today published The state of medical education and practice 2017, which identifies some of the challenges facing the medical profession.

  • 19 December 2017
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MDDUS welcomes GDC proposals to reform dental regulation

The General Dental Council (GDC) has today published Shifting the balance: The GDC’s response to your views and next steps, as part of its strategy to reform dental regulation.

  • 13 December 2017
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RT @SHenderson755: @MDDUS_News Re-activation of @FGDP_UK south east south west Thames! Exciting developments. I’m happy to come and talk at…

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RT @SHenderson755: @FGDP @MDDUS_News We are off for an interesting day discussing leadership in the profession https://t.co/VJ63p3mlpC

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We have joined @AoMRC @TheBMA @FamilyDoctorUK @MPS_Medical @the_mdu to urge @GOVUK to support reforms to curb risi… https://t.co/B6HBAAo2l8

19 Apr 2018

We have recruited two new #dental advisers in our London office, as membership continues to grow throughout the UK… https://t.co/ryY8C5MwLl

19 Apr 2018

RT @SHenderson755: @MDDUS_News Off to lecture in Exeter this afternoon Oral Surgery MSc group and then on to Birmingham for @FGDP_UK AGM to…

19 Apr 2018

RT @bmj_latest: The finalists for #TheBMJAwards have been announced, and we’re counting down the days until the winners are crowned. Lookin…

19 Apr 2018

RT @gmcuk: 🎉Congratulations to everyone shortlisted for #TheBMJAwards this year! Special mention to the teams in the clinical leadership ca…

19 Apr 2018

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18 Apr 2018

Proud to be media sponsors of @ScottishDental show taking place in Glasgow on 27 and 28 April. Join our head of den… https://t.co/efY85QXh6I

17 Apr 2018

RT @Pro_Dentistry: Book your CPD courses at the Professional Dentistry SCOTLAND Exhibition & CPD Training Event in Glasgow at the Grand Cen…

17 Apr 2018

Apply online now for our occurrence-based product that offers the best protection for our members… https://t.co/klECOvmdl7

10 Apr 2018

We are in Nottingham this week for the @GeriSoc#BGSConf @TheNCC Please visit us at stand 8 from tomorrow

28 Mar 2018

Looking forward to this evening’s @BDAWOSBranch @TheBDA event at the @rcpsglasgow from 6pm featuring @jasonleitch

27 Mar 2018

RT @dr_t_foster: Dr Anthea Martin discussing minimising risks around patient centred care and realistic medicine @MDDUS_News #lessonsfromth…

27 Mar 2018

RT @PrimaryCareD: En route back up #North after a informative and extremely useful meeting with @JoannaBower17 and Sam Hopkins from @CAPSTI…

26 Mar 2018

Government announces new legislation on negligence payouts. Read the response from @MDDUS_News CEO Chris Kenny in… https://t.co/w2emztLuvm

22 Mar 2018

RT @AFM_UK: Govt to review discount rate on personal injury claims- welcome move towards fairness with @MDDUS_News at forefront of debate h…

22 Mar 2018

Looking forward to a busy couple of days at the @TheBDA event for Welsh hospital dentists @welshhosp Come along and meet our team

22 Mar 2018

RT @Missismonty: Great morning lecturing on employment law at @DundeeDental @MDDUS_News ! https://t.co/Reze3JK0GI

21 Mar 2018

MDDUS calls for unequivocal time commitment for a new #discountrate https://t.co/M5T5Ho9pAL https://t.co/nZxl23oaqZ