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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
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MDDUS supports winter indemnity scheme for GPs in England

The UK’s fasting growing GP defence organisation MDDUS is pleased to support NHS England’s GP winter indemnity scheme for the third consecutive year, ensuring patients enhanced access to primary care services 24/7 over the winter months.

  • 28 September 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS announces price freeze after reaching membership milestone

One of the UK’s leading medical defence organisations today announced a price freeze on the cost of indemnity for GPs until at least 2018.

  • 11 September 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes discount rate announcement

UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS welcomes today’s announcement from the Lord Chancellor setting out proposals to change the way in which the personal injury discount rate is calculated.

  • 07 September 2017
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MDDUS welcomes damages bill

Scotland’s leading medical indemnifier today welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement on the Damages Bill as part of its Programme for Government for the next 12 months.

  • 05 September 2017
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Fixed recoverable costs – DoH must produce more balanced and ambitious action, says MDDUS

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on the publication of Lord Justice Jackson’s review into fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases.

  • 31 July 2017
  • Press release

Do not be tempted to take shortcuts during consultations

Doctors should use their professional judgement and not be tempted to take shortcuts as a way of dealing with the time pressures of a ten-minute consultation, says UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 25 July 2017
  • Press release

Fixed recoverable costs delay is another step backwards, says MDDUS

Commenting on the postponement of the Government’s decision on its consultation on capping fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 25 July 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS offers reassurance for patients and members over indemnity model

Responding to the GDC announcement that some insurance policies may be subject to exclusions that could affect the adequacy of their cover, MDDUS head of dental division Aubrey Craig said:

  • 19 July 2017
  • Press release

MDDUS members can access online learning to comply with changes to CPD requirements

MDDUS is reminding dentists that they will be required to complete a personal development plan as part of new enhanced continuing professional development scheme (ECPD) announced by the General Dental Council (GDC).

  • 04 July 2017
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19 May 2022

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19 May 2022

Our training event, ‘Communication risks for admin and reception teams in primary care’ takes place on Tuesday, 7 J… https://t.co/I89opQaK6q

16 May 2022

‘Managing patient conflict for admin and reception teams in practice’ is a two hour training event that takes place… https://t.co/f1jN5vUQZr

13 May 2022

MDDUS is currently recruiting for an Operational Performance Analyst and a Finance Assistant. For more information… https://t.co/vGhTGFyS1z

13 May 2022

In our final article to mark #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we speak to Ms Moira Duncan, dento-legal adviser at MDDUS,… https://t.co/RptKEu28p5

13 May 2022

In the final question to our YourHalo: Emotional Wellbeing partners, healthcare rm, we asked their experienced heal… https://t.co/ZfugbcVz25

13 May 2022

“I’ve just had a telephone call from the GMC that no case has been brought after a final panel. I wanted to say a h… https://t.co/mnx9qIYn0l

12 May 2022

RT @mentalhealth: This Mental Health Awareness Week we're on a mission to let everyone living in loneliness know that their mental health m…

12 May 2022

In recognition of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we catch up with Dr Emily Shepherd (@emshep698), medico-legal adviser… https://t.co/8PH4WVqfOu

12 May 2022

As part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, which finishes on 15 May, we asked experienced healthcare practitioners at h… https://t.co/mPf07EBPrU

11 May 2022

“At these very trying times for mental health, we could do worse than be guided by Kurt Vonnegut’s summation of the… https://t.co/A1T3lGy0Tl

11 May 2022

“Counselling has also helped with low self-esteem and catastrophising. I generally think I’m “ok” these days and no… https://t.co/TTVIqkvNmy

11 May 2022

“Having poor self-esteem is not much fun. But it often comes with a compensation: a powerful desire to prove yourse… https://t.co/bYBbhryQN5

11 May 2022

“’I’m the great and powerful Wizard of Oz’ says the wizard just as the curtain is drawn back to expose a very diffe… https://t.co/SYwqFRRP3d

11 May 2022

One of our Non Executive Directors, John Taylor, shares his experience of dealing with poor mental health this… https://t.co/BoGnBqqYgV

11 May 2022

Taking place on Tuesday, 24 May, ‘Multidisciplinary team working: Managing systems and boundary risks’ is a two hou… https://t.co/DjgWhJGIpW

11 May 2022

As this is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we asked experienced healthcare practitioners at healthcare rm, our YourHalo… https://t.co/Cgg1jkScEG

11 May 2022

Excited about exhibiting at the British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show, which takes place this week at the NEC,… https://t.co/0OE5p3zFxA

10 May 2022

As part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we catch up with Mr Stephen Henderson (@SHenderson755), head of the dental di… https://t.co/5Lz6Nc2JvL

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