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Sajid Javid urged to abandon reforms that will “target the most vulnerable doctors”

MPs have joined forces with the medical defence specialists MDDUS to call on Sajid Javid to abandon reforms that will “target the most vulnerable doctors”.

  • 28 July 2021
  • Press release

CEO of MDDUS comment on Dame Clare Marx stepping down from GMC

MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny comments on the announcement today (20 July) that Dame Clare Marx, Chair of the General Medical Council, is stepping down on health grounds.

  • 20 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS comment on the use of face masks in healthcare settings after 19 July

MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, comments on the announcement from NHS England that patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings after 19 July.

  • 16 July 2021
  • Press release

Dental defence specialists MDDUS raise member concerns over face mask use with UK Chief Dental Officers

MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, has today written to the four UK Chief Dental Officers, calling for clarification on the use of face masks in dental practices after Covid-19 restrictions are expected to be eased.

  • 08 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS comment on Health and Social Care Committee report The Safety of Maternity Services in England

MDDUS has commented on the publication today (6 July 2021) of the Health and Social Care Select Committee's report The Safety of Maternity Services in England.

  • 06 July 2021
  • Press release

Doctors and dentists turn to MDDUS in record numbers for crisis support and advice during pandemic

Published today, MDDUS' annual report for 2020 reveals how, in "a year like no other" through the eyes of its members, record numbers of doctors and dentists turned to the medical defence specialists for crisis support and advice during the pandemic.

  • 06 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS retired members to get free Covid indemnity support until the end of 2021

MDDUS is extending free membership until the end of 2021 for its retired members who return to work during the pandemic.

  • 30 June 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS opposes plans to remove health grounds as a defence in regulatory investigations

MDDUS has "specifically and strongly" opposed plans to deny doctors and dentists under investigation by their professional regulator a defence on health grounds.

  • 16 June 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS strengthens its commitment to champion interests of all members

UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has marked Pride Month with the launch of a dynamic new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.

  • 10 June 2021
  • Press release

Wellbeing of healthcare workforce must continue to be prioritised post Covid 19, says MDDUS

Commenting on the publication today (8 June 2021) of the Health and Social Care Committee's report 'Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care', MDDUS Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Holden, says the wellbeing of healthcare professionals must continue to be a priority after Covid-19.

  • 08 June 2021
  • Press release

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03 Aug 2021

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03 Aug 2021

MDDUS medical adviser Dr Roopinder Brar’s article ‘Parental responsibility – getting it right’, highlights the pitf… https://t.co/wII5H9g014

02 Aug 2021

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02 Aug 2021

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30 Jul 2021

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30 Jul 2021

Our event, ‘Practice Manager Leadership: DISC analysis to understand and improve communication and team working’ is… https://t.co/fHhqb6LySo

29 Jul 2021

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29 Jul 2021

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29 Jul 2021

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28 Jul 2021

To be held on 16 September, our ‘Multidisciplinary team working: managing systems and boundary risks’ event highlig… https://t.co/vzAAboNvba

28 Jul 2021

In our latest issue of Insight Secondary, the Briefing section contains key news from the world of secondary care,… https://t.co/1CFLabNVIB

27 Jul 2021

This issue’s Notice Board section contains details on the MDDUS’ annual report, an insight into our sister company… https://t.co/FxwfAhMV7u

26 Jul 2021

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26 Jul 2021

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23 Jul 2021

‘Risk Management: Remote consulting in secondary care’ takes place on 8 September and is designed for any clinician… https://t.co/lYYkTdupSF