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MDDUS champions fair system for reducing legal costs

MDDUS strongly supports the early implementation of a fair system for resolving clinical negligence claims that benefits the patients harmed rather than the lawyers supporting the claim.

  • 30 December 2015
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Doctors assisting in Cumbria floods will be supported by MDDUS

MDDUS members who responded to the urgent call in Cumbria to help in the aftermath of the storm will have access to indemnity for this assistance.

  • 08 December 2015
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Don't face GMC complaints alone

Doctors facing a GMC complaint are urged to seek the guidance and support of their medical defence organisation at the earliest opportunity.

  • 04 December 2015

Personal service and an open door drive MDDUS membership growth

Medical defence organisation MDDUS is reporting another year of growth in membership and now has a third of the GP market in the UK.

  • 17 November 2015
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MDDUS dental membership continues to rise

Dental defence organisation MDDUS is reporting another year of growth in membership with a significant rise in numbers south of the border.

  • 17 November 2015
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Dangers of swallowing dental instruments

Patients who swallow dental instruments are at risk and may need referral to hospital for further assessment, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 06 November 2015
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Saying sorry when things go wrong

A sincere apology when things go wrong can help prevent patient complaints from escalating, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 05 October 2015
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Doctors should extend 'sunshine rule' to patient gifts

Doctors are urged to exercise caution when offered gifts from patients or pharmaceutical companies, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 15 September 2015
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MDDUS reaffirms unique benefits of dental indemnity - and warns of dangers of other models

Following on from the MDDUS sponsored BDA Scottish Scientific Conference in Glasgow, MDDUS is writing to all its Scottish members to set out the benefits of its unique product, service and experience and to explain the risks that those considering moving to commercial insurance may face.

  • 07 September 2015
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Dentists should not fear covert recordings

Dentists should avoid confrontational or defensive reactions to patients who covertly record their consultation, says UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 20 August 2015
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29 Nov 2021

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27 Nov 2021

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26 Nov 2021

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26 Nov 2021

In this article, MDDUS employment law adviser Liz Symon offers advice on preventing and dealing with sexual harassm… https://t.co/Vo9yXxfLvR

25 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, the Call Log section is based on actual calls made to MDDUS advisers a… https://t.co/gC35udnx0y

25 Nov 2021

Our forthcoming training event ‘When consent becomes difficult – a masterclass for doctors’ is suitable for all doc… https://t.co/AsVLBYigET

24 Nov 2021

In her Viewpoint article in the new issue of Insight Dental, dental adviser Neena Manek looks at the broad challeng… https://t.co/PDhUQk4vtf

23 Nov 2021

The Briefing section of the latest Insight Dental magazine features the news stories ‘Dentists’ mental health hit b… https://t.co/v8xO2g0911

22 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, our Notice Board section contains info on how we’ve added an automatic… https://t.co/d1wvQ6Fqji

22 Nov 2021

‘Your health and lifestyle options’ is an MDDUS article on the free and confidential support service to all our mem… https://t.co/n39jMyKY3w

22 Nov 2021

The final part of our social media training events takes place this Wednesday, 24 November and is designed for PMs… https://t.co/w2dMm2sWBj

19 Nov 2021

We’ve just published our final Insight Dental magazine of the year and it’s another great issue, featuring our regu… https://t.co/eFllggnTBI

18 Nov 2021

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18 Nov 2021

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