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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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MDDUS welcomes PAC report and urges Government to tackle drivers of increasing costs

Commenting on the Public Accounts Committee’s report Managing the costs of clinical negligence in hospital trusts, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 01 December 2017
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MDDUS welcomes new RMBF campaign to support doctors

MDDUS fully supports the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund’s (RMBF) new campaign, Together for Doctors, which aims to raise awareness of the need to offer support to doctors working under increasing difficulty and scrutiny.

  • 17 November 2017
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MDDUS welcomes regulation reform consultation

The UK’s fastest growing defence organisation MDDUS welcomes today’s government consultation launch on reform of the regulation of healthcare professionals.

  • 31 October 2017
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MDDUS responds to DoH indemnity statement

Last night, the Department of Health took the unprecedented step of warning GPs in England about the risks associated with the MDU's new ‘transitional benefits’.

  • 18 October 2017
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MDDUS urges Government to address rising clinical negligence costs

The UK’s fastest growing defence organisation MDDUS is urging the Government to acknowledge the need for tort reform and set out a comprehensive plan for its implementation in order to address rising clinical negligence costs.

  • 17 October 2017
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MDDUS sounds note of caution over state backed indemnity scheme

The UK’s fastest growing GP defence organisation today sounded a note of caution over plans aimed at developing a state-backed scheme for GPs in England.

  • 12 October 2017
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MDDUS responds to MDU 50 per cent rate cut for GPs in England

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny responds to MDU’s 50% subscription rate cut for GPs in England.

  • 12 October 2017
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25 Nov 2022

Member feedback for our colleague, Dr Naeem Nazem, head of medical at MDDUS. ‘Your email has lifted my spirits and… https://t.co/q5IXYGQLrD

24 Nov 2022

Professor Sir Hector Clare Cameron was a surgeon and President of MDDUS from 1907 – 1927. He was also known for be… https://t.co/D9dtaQaVxJ

24 Nov 2022

“In my first year as Chair of MDDUS, I am proud to say that once again we have delivered strongly for all our membe… https://t.co/Xz7mz60VXe

24 Nov 2022

In the new Insight Dental magazine, our popular Call log features a range of queries from dental care professionals… https://t.co/wzEl207Y9f

23 Nov 2022

A recent employment tribunal case ruled that long Covid may be classed as a disability – so what are the implicatio… https://t.co/UPRuiTDurJ

22 Nov 2022

Next steps for addressing clinical negligence claims must be to: 🟢investigate to support improvement, not pillory d… https://t.co/Gqpauk0kXO

22 Nov 2022

Our Chief Executive @MDDUS_CEO chaired part of the Westminster Health Forum policy conference today and spoke about… https://t.co/OXdtIuC3VK

22 Nov 2022

Our medico- and dento-legal advisers were called on to support and reassure our members, many of whom suffered emot… https://t.co/bNcGvlPs0x

22 Nov 2022

RT @NHSResolution: (1/4) Thank you @WHFEvents for hosting our Chief Executive, Helen Vernon, today on “Next steps for addressing clinical n…

22 Nov 2022

GPs deserve to go to work without fear of abuse from patients. Sadly, these findings reflect the results of our ea… https://t.co/ePeEueYCy4

22 Nov 2022

In the article ‘Resolving patient complaints’ in the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, Rachael Bell, deputy hea… https://t.co/jnHMRonJ8m

21 Nov 2022

“Being a mutual means we don’t have shareholders to answer to or pay dividends to. We can reinvest into the organis… https://t.co/3m0CF5W7zv

21 Nov 2022

We’ve just published the new issue of Insight Dental magazine and in the article ‘Dementia-friendly dental practice… https://t.co/njrWbudqlN

19 Nov 2022

MDDUS cares for the caring professional and on this #InternationalMensDay we are focusing on men’s health and wellb… https://t.co/DEVSwHuSXs

18 Nov 2022

"Not only is it a pity this letter is necessary, it is also long overdue and late. “We've campaigned since 2020… https://t.co/IV5i5AV5Hw

18 Nov 2022

RT @emahase_: As the NHS faces a tough winter, the GMC has issued a letter of 'reassurance'... It will take working conditions into accoun…

18 Nov 2022

We’ve secured our place as the first-choice defence organisation, not only for tens of thousands of doctors and den… https://t.co/76Ofo9uF2U

18 Nov 2022

The final Insight Dental magazine of the year has just been published. Featuring the latest case files, articles on… https://t.co/RoAI2SPZcr

18 Nov 2022

Member feedback for our colleague, Daryl Tollervey, solicitor at MDDUS. ‘Thank you for your email which effectively… https://t.co/rYVl5q4xIU

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