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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
  • 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
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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
  • Press release

15 Oct 2021

In our Dilemma article in this issue of Insight Primary magazine, two of our senior medico-legal advisers offer adv… https://t.co/eGej5ibppx

14 Oct 2021

The case files in Insight Primary magazine are based on MDDUS files and are published to highlight common pitfalls… https://t.co/1CXZ8HxfOR

14 Oct 2021

‘Complaints handling for admin and reception teams in GP practice – session one’ – is an interactive course that co… https://t.co/x20HMKKgYS

13 Oct 2021

In 1993, a young man named Anthony Bland was allowed to die some four years after suffering crush injuries in one o… https://t.co/zd99AZFyEN

12 Oct 2021

MDDUS’ Head of Training, CPD and Risk Advisory Services, Liz Price, explores “proactive reflection” at a deeper lev… https://t.co/8r8yWMjajW

11 Oct 2021

MDDUS risk adviser, Alan Frame, urges practices to monitor local social media posts to keep aware of emerging topic… https://t.co/i0ykkeJM35

11 Oct 2021

MDDUS publications editor, Jim Killgore, looks at smartphone applications that are changing how doctors manage diab… https://t.co/6BTTseznM8

11 Oct 2021

‘Confidentiality for admin and reception teams in GP practice – session one’ - this interactive course comprises t… https://t.co/Bm2Ww5vjZo

10 Oct 2021

If you’re looking for emotional support, please check out the external, local and national resources on our mental… https://t.co/Ir2UZ3KMDh

10 Oct 2021

Today is #worldmentalhealthday and we encourage both our members and non-members to reach out for support whenever… https://t.co/EiwBcd9qa6

09 Oct 2021

MDDUS knows how crucial it is for doctors and dentists to feel empowered to look after their own mental health whil… https://t.co/rxkOTMFBeA

09 Oct 2021

MDDUS knows how important it is for doctors and dentists to feel empowered to look after their own mental health wh… https://t.co/gMNgtDQ7Sc

08 Oct 2021

Burnout is a huge issue for GPs and we know how essential it is for them to be able to look after their own mental… https://t.co/jEwon4gnOL

08 Oct 2021

MDDUS knows how important it is for doctors to feel empowered to look after their own mental health while also cari… https://t.co/DFm2nvY9a1

07 Oct 2021

MDDUS recently published our monthly newsletter, which contained info on our new, free and confidential YourHalo: E… https://t.co/RLTE3SbvbY

07 Oct 2021

In the latest issue of Insight Primary, MDDUS risk adviser, Kay Louise Grant, offers advice on effective safety net… https://t.co/VsJUXhAZDk

06 Oct 2021

To be held on 27 October, our training event ‘Communication risks for admin and reception teams in GP practice’ loo… https://t.co/ncBQTEl9fH

06 Oct 2021

MDDUS risk adviser, Alan Frame, urges practices to have a formal process in place to ensure that individual staff a… https://t.co/0Ci8yy4RNK

05 Oct 2021

MDDUS employment law adviser, Liz Symon, offers advice on preventing and dealing with sexual harassment in the work… https://t.co/JtNYOqnfiA

04 Oct 2021

Did you know that it was recently suggested by a former health secretary that doctors could use WhatsApp to send pa… https://t.co/FY5jfE1Cpw

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