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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
  • 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

MDDUS appoint two members to new streamlined board

MDDUS is pleased to welcome Dr Joanna Bayley and Professor Iain Cameron as non-executive directors of the Board. These additions come as seven Board members have retired after a combined 142 years of dedicated service to MDDUS.

  • 04 October 2017
  • Press release

14 hours 20 minutes ago

We have responded to a @GDC consultation on its updated guidance for the Interim Orders Committee. Read more:… https://t.co/RCycoYR2TH

15 hours 48 minutes ago

RT @DutyToCare1: Thank you @MDDUS_News for this fantastic awareness raising article #dutytocare #mentalhealth #wellbeing #support #ournhs

19 hours 41 minutes ago

.@TheBMA has published survey results around junior doctor wellbeing. The findings reveal that more than half do no… https://t.co/uRsqrxE1hk

05 Feb 2023

The final article in this issue of Insight Secondary magazine is ‘Hard choices – on difficult decisions’, where Pro… https://t.co/UcZqZYsQbV

04 Feb 2023

‘Support in a time of crisis’ in this issue of Insight Secondary magazine is an article from @DutyToCare1, a free s… https://t.co/AZNEYE4MzH

03 Feb 2023

In the article ‘Altering clinical records – do’s and don'ts’ from MDDUS risk adviser Alan Frame, he looks at how cl… https://t.co/ph8G69YAM9

03 Feb 2023

Member feedback for our colleague, Susan Willatt, dental adviser at MDDUS. ‘I received the email from GDC that they… https://t.co/0JhHm8wOe0

02 Feb 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Frank and fearless’, @ResearchET (Allan Gaw) looks at the life of Jane E… https://t.co/OuRjrXdSna

02 Feb 2023

#TimeToTalkDay encourages people to make space for conversations around mental health. Within MDDUS, we have a g… https://t.co/6PvKAMSpvZ

02 Feb 2023

The @GDC_UK has published a position statement on the registration requirements for oral and maxillofacial surgeons… https://t.co/6fGWL5LZw3

01 Feb 2023

The viewpoint article ‘A place of acceptance’ by MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr @GordonMcDavid, offers a personal pe… https://t.co/ba9nhNIPjX

31 Jan 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article ‘The surprising history of medical defence’, Allan Gaw (@ResearchET) reco… https://t.co/9EkMbLDZ3m

30 Jan 2023

In our latest survey, three in four junior doctors said they had experienced burnout at work, with 39% saying lack… https://t.co/4Nl1sMkSTd

30 Jan 2023

Our advice case file ‘Post-incident meeting’ involves a doctor who was sent a letter by her hospital trust requesti… https://t.co/4iq0olUpPU

29 Jan 2023

The claim case file in Insight Secondary is ‘Gut pain’ and relates to a letter of claim received by a doctor that h… https://t.co/SYtunfPCaX

28 Jan 2023

In Insight Secondary, the complaint case file ‘Wrong email attachment’ concerns a consultant dermatologist who real… https://t.co/zFrC4OTcJs

27 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Lucy Yates, solicitor and Greg Dollman, medical adviser. ‘Thank you very m… https://t.co/Ko2JnnKCcY

27 Jan 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article, ‘Are you delegating safely?’, MDDUS risk adviser @lou_kay highlights how… https://t.co/GskVEMNuCC

26 Jan 2023

Doctors across the UK are being reminded to practise good record keeping to prevent professional difficulties whils… https://t.co/0riDMGa6mQ

26 Jan 2023

Jim Killgore is the publications editor at MDDUS and his latest Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Virtual wards i… https://t.co/7YWmkTdY88

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