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Indemnity reform - another missed opportunity

Following today’s announcement by the Department of Health and Social Care launching a consultation on the regulation of clinical negligence indemnity cover, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 06 December 2018
  • Press release

Good complaints handling less stressful for dentists and more transparent for patients

Dental defence organisation MDDUS is proud to be one of 28 leading dental sector bodies who have jointly developed a new profession-wide complaints handling initiative.

  • 29 November 2018
  • Press release

State-backed indemnity - key commitments still missing

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services announced today that the Welsh Government plan to implement a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in Wales, similar to that planned for England.

  • 15 November 2018
  • Press release

Occurrence-based cover required for winter indemnity scheme

MDDUS is pleased to confirm they have again been commissioned by NHS England to provide indemnity to enable its members to undertake additional sessions to address the pressures on out-of-hours providers and urgent care settings over the coming winter period.

  • 27 September 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes clarity of new GMC reflective practice guidance

MDDUS welcomes today’s publication of the new GMC guidance The reflective practitioner to support doctors and medical students with reflection.

  • 12 September 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS seeks reintroduction of legal aid to reduce litigation costs and ease burden on legal system

MDDUS is urging the government to reintroduce legal aid for more categories of clinical negligence claims as a central part of wider reform to maintain access to justice for the most vulnerable claimants whilst reducing the burden on the NHS and court system of unjustified claims.

  • 24 August 2018
  • Press release

HSSI Bill

MDDUS today welcomed an influential call for the Government to reconsider allowing NHS trusts and foundation trusts to conduct internal “safe space” investigations.

  • 02 August 2018
  • News

Dental care professionals should be aware of CPD changes

MDDUS is reminding dental care professionals (DCPs) to ensure they are aware of changes to the CPD cycle that focuses on quality of CPD rather than quantity.

  • 26 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS annual report sets new benchmark of transparency

Medical defence organisation MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with significant increases in GP, hospital doctor and dental membership.

  • 12 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS dental membership continues to rise

Dental defence organisation MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with dental membership increasing by 30% in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2017.

  • 12 July 2018
  • Press release

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02 Dec 2021

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02 Dec 2021

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01 Dec 2021

MDDUS risk adviser, Alan Frame, writes about how practices can take a proactive approach by monitoring local commun… https://t.co/sDYLenmhvX

30 Nov 2021

In Insight Dental magazine, dental business coach @reesthecoach offers advice on avoiding complaints that can lead… https://t.co/GeZ9lVrXrV

29 Nov 2021

In Insight Dental magazine, MDDUS’ medical adviser, Dr Roopinder Brar, and dental adviser, Sarah Harford consider t… https://t.co/PldqWmxWFs

29 Nov 2021

‘Confidentiality for GPs’ is a 2.5 hour training event that explores what is expected of GPs in relation to confide… https://t.co/f0P7C3JsVm

27 Nov 2021

‘Your health and lifestyle options’ is an MDDUS article on the free and confidential support service to all our mem… https://t.co/FouX2ZdMp6

26 Nov 2021

MDDUS has two positions advertised on its careers page at the moment. We're currently looking to recruit a Product… https://t.co/B2nUKswIao

26 Nov 2021

In this article, MDDUS employment law adviser Liz Symon offers advice on preventing and dealing with sexual harassm… https://t.co/Vo9yXxfLvR

25 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, the Call Log section is based on actual calls made to MDDUS advisers a… https://t.co/gC35udnx0y

25 Nov 2021

Our forthcoming training event ‘When consent becomes difficult – a masterclass for doctors’ is suitable for all doc… https://t.co/AsVLBYigET

24 Nov 2021

In her Viewpoint article in the new issue of Insight Dental, dental adviser Neena Manek looks at the broad challeng… https://t.co/PDhUQk4vtf

23 Nov 2021

The Briefing section of the latest Insight Dental magazine features the news stories ‘Dentists’ mental health hit b… https://t.co/v8xO2g0911

22 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, our Notice Board section contains info on how we’ve added an automatic… https://t.co/d1wvQ6Fqji

22 Nov 2021

‘Your health and lifestyle options’ is an MDDUS article on the free and confidential support service to all our mem… https://t.co/n39jMyKY3w

22 Nov 2021

The final part of our social media training events takes place this Wednesday, 24 November and is designed for PMs… https://t.co/w2dMm2sWBj

19 Nov 2021

We’ve just published our final Insight Dental magazine of the year and it’s another great issue, featuring our regu… https://t.co/eFllggnTBI

18 Nov 2021

Many congratulations to Ramsay Health Care UK (@ramsayhealthUK), the winners of the ‘Healthcare Outcomes’ category… https://t.co/vc41Ve5a1Z

18 Nov 2021

Our subsidiary company MDDUS Solutions is attending the @LaingBuisson Awards 2021 tonight at the Park Plaza Westmin… https://t.co/DnYxLUlyLg

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