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MDDUS backs calls for impact of Covid-19 to be factored into regulators' decision-making

MDDUS Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Holden, responds to the publication of the Professional Standards Authority's Learning from Covid-19 review

  • 15 April 2021
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MDDUS backs calls for impact of Covid-19 to be factored into regulators' decision-making

MDDUS Head of Dental, Stephen Henderson, responds to the publication of the Professional Standards Authority's Learning from Covid-19 review

  • 15 April 2021
  • Press release

Take the opportunity to protect clinicians' health and wellbeing - MDDUS

MDDUS has commented on the publication today (25 March 2021) of a Department of Health and Social Care consultation on the future of healthcare regulation

  • 25 March 2021
  • Press release

NHS workforce needs time, training and support to recover

Dr Naeem Nazem, head of MDDUS' medical division, has commented on a report from NHS Confederation warning that thousands of NHS staff will quit unless they are supported to recover from the impact of the pandemic.

  • 24 March 2021
  • Press release

Protect doctors and dentists from open ended and damaging investigations

Medical defence specialist MDDUS has today (11 March 2021) called for improvements to the way doctors and dentists are regulated to protect them from open-ended and damaging investigations.

  • 11 March 2021
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New medical roles for defence specialist MDDUS

MDDUS has today (11 March 2021) announced several new appointments that will strengthen its Medical Division.

  • 11 March 2021
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MDDUS extends free dental membership for students impacted by Covid 19

MDDUS has announced that it is extending free membership for dental student members whose studies have been disrupted by the pandemic.

  • 02 March 2021
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Bold and modern new brand identity for medical defence specialists MDDUS

Medical defence specialists MDDUS today (1 March 2021) unveil a bold and modern new brand identity

  • 01 March 2021
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MDDUS welcomes updated GMC guidance on prescribing and managing medicines and devices

MDDUS has welcomed the publication today (18 February 2021) of updated GMC guidance which comes into effect in six weeks' time on 5 April 2021 on prescribing and managing medicines and devices.

  • 18 February 2021
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Survey shows five out of 10 family doctors tempted to quit NHS

Findings paint vivid picture of health professions at breaking point and highlight risk of an exodus of staff from the NHS.

  • 01 February 2021
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17 Apr 2021

Our brand new edition of Insight Primary features: 🔹An interview with a retired GP returning to help with… https://t.co/TEi2bDsMrS

16 Apr 2021

MDDUS is recruiting for a Project Manager to join our team (12 month FTC) For more information and details of how… https://t.co/BGQat3UTjN

15 Apr 2021

If you missed our #MDDUSHustings yesterday, you can view an on-demand recording of the event by clicking the link b… https://t.co/gwZ2p7Pnui

15 Apr 2021

What does "being professional" mean as a doctor? In our brand new Insight Primary, @lizprice_risk looks at how exp… https://t.co/vDBShq1zFN

14 Apr 2021

RT @anne_bma: Attended #MDDUSHustings chaired very effectively by Professor Sir John Curtice @WhatScotsThink to probe the various political…

14 Apr 2021

RT @carolynnscrim: Thanks so much to all at the MDDUS for today’s hustings - really good questions and discussion, and of course an absolut…

14 Apr 2021

That's a wrap on our #MDDUSHustings - thank you to all guests for attending, to @WhatScotsThink for chairing, and t… https://t.co/2YAnXLfI5V

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @BrianWhittle "We want our healthcare professionals to have more time to spend per individual, and t… https://t.co/rotxbs2AiA

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @rebeccabellLD "One example of the wider problems we would like to see tackled is drug and alcohol i… https://t.co/fWpuNjenMd

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @rebeccabellLD "Dentists have really suffered as a result of this pandemic and I would like to see c… https://t.co/XdTC8cC4Uw

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @rebeccabellLD "In terms of mental health, what could be valuable is providing video links for patients" @scotlibdems

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @carolynnscrim "Learning lessons from the pandemic and having the flexibility to assess patients on… https://t.co/ifNek3tm53

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @BrianWhittle we are looking forward to allow our GPs to have proper time with our patients, we nee… https://t.co/KoD3a6jk52

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings Next question from @WhatScotsThink is "What does your party have to say on the future of clinical pr… https://t.co/dxfyVtKDdp

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @carolynnscrim "One of the key things that @scottishgreens is proposing is enforceable breaks for staff"

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @EmmaHarpersnp "We know many clinicians are weary after the 14 months of Covid and we need to listen to them" @theSNP

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @BrianWhittle "It's key to allow patients to spend more time in appointments with healthcare workers… https://t.co/DcfTViwYpo

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @CMochan "Under the @ScottishLabour party, every GP practice would have a dedicated mental health wo… https://t.co/psNpLP5cAm

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @rebeccabellLD "We would like to see a staffing report which comes before parliament annually to und… https://t.co/8W7hgA3Bxp

14 Apr 2021

#MDDUSHustings @CMochan "We want to look at keeping staff, providing the training people need, and keeping them saf… https://t.co/ZsjypgKDz4