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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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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14 Jan 2022

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13 Jan 2022

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13 Jan 2022

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13 Jan 2022

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12 Jan 2022

In her regular ethics column in Insight Primary magazine, Professor @deborahbowman considers the case of a broken t…

11 Jan 2022

Has your practice ever received information suggesting a patient has been selling prescription medicine? Find out h…

11 Jan 2022

To be held on 28 January, our course ‘Accountability without fear: Resilience in clinical practice for GPs’ is desi…

10 Jan 2022

This issue of Insight Primary magazine’s Case Files concern an accusation of unprofessional language, missed mening…

07 Jan 2022

Our training event, ‘Confidentiality for hospital doctors’, takes place on 10 February and will explore what is exp…

06 Jan 2022

In the current issue of Insight Primary magazine, Allan Gaw (@ResearchET) explores the landmark court case of Dr Bo…

05 Jan 2022

Insight publications editor Jim Killgore looks at a new artificial intelligence innovation that can “read” electron…

04 Jan 2022

To be held on 27 January, our ‘Risk Management: Managing systems risk within GP practice’ event is designed for PMs…

03 Jan 2022

In this article in Insight Primary magazine, MDDUS risk adviser Alan Frame offers practical advice on how to “lower…

31 Dec 2021

From all at MDDUS, we wish you a happy New Year when it arrives.

30 Dec 2021

In the article ‘Assessment of fever in children’, GP partner Guy Krauth, associate clinical director of Lothian Uns…

29 Dec 2021

Our ‘Risk Management: Remote consulting in primary care’ training event takes place on 19 January and is designed f…

28 Dec 2021

Associate Insight Primary editor, Joanne Curran’s article ‘Finding PPE that’s fit for all’ highlights fascinating r…

27 Dec 2021

In Insight Primary, we look at employment law and a query on how to support a staff member who is going through the…

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