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Risk management critical as doctors seek work-life balance

MDDUS responds to the GMC's "The state of medical education and practice 2019 report".

  • 18 December 2019
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MDDUS responds to dental regulator’s public attitudes survey

MDDUS welcomes the findings of a new public attitudes survey from the GDC.

  • 12 December 2019
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Make MDO membership a regulatory requirement – MDDUS

MDDUS comments on GMC research into the impact of doctors' engagement with the tribunals process.

  • 02 December 2019
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James Parker joins MDDUS as finance director

MDDUS, the fastest growing medical indemnifier in the UK, has appointed James Parker to the role of Finance Director.

  • 25 November 2019
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MDDUS welcomes GMC report Caring for Doctors, Caring for Patients

Dr John Holden, Head of Medical Division at the medical defence organisation MDDUS, welcomed the GMC report Caring for Doctors, Caring for Patients

  • 15 November 2019
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MDDUS welcomes shared high level principles on remote consultations

MDDUS welcomes the publication today of High level principles for good practice in remote consultations and prescribing by UK healthcare regulators and organisations.

  • 08 November 2019
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MDDUS statement on new GMC guidance: The Reflective Practitioner - A Guide for Medical Students

MDDUS welcomes new GMC guidance for medical students on reflective practice

  • 04 September 2019
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MDDUS records another year of growth in face of external challenges

MDDUS is reporting yet another year of sustained membership growth while addressing external challenges and distractions.

  • 21 August 2019
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Discount rate change doesn't go far enough

The Lord Chancellor has today announced a change to the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments to minus 0.25%.

  • 15 July 2019
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MDDUS statement on UK Government response to consultation "Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation"

MDDUS Director of Advisory and Legal Services Emma Parfitt comments on the UK Government consultation response on “Promoting Professionalism; Reforming Regulation”

  • 09 July 2019
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17 hours 20 minutes ago

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

20 hours 5 minutes ago

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

25 Jan 2023

With one in three UK junior doctors going hungry due to a lack of access to nutritious food at work, we have been u… https://t.co/L9Fec9Y4rc

25 Jan 2023

In the new Insight Secondary magazine, the article ‘Burnout risks patient safety’ from @lizprice_risk looks at how… https://t.co/SkrxDeWoyN

24 Jan 2023

We recently published our latest Insight Secondary magazine which includes the articles ‘Going hungry on shift’, ‘B… https://t.co/kstgZFyaGU

23 Jan 2023

Our latest member survey revealed that one in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to acce… https://t.co/abYOqZ2o5R

20 Jan 2023

RT @PApodcastUK: In order to find out more about professional indemnity, I spoke with Dr Shepherd and Dr Brittain from @MDDUS_News to talk…

20 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our colleague, Dr Gordon McDavid, medico-legal adviser at MDDUS. ‘I’m really thankful to all th… https://t.co/p59jL8KIkQ

19 Jan 2023

The results of this investigation reflect the findings of our survey carried out last year, which revealed that thr… https://t.co/prSze8HvUu

19 Jan 2023

To be held on Tuesday, 21 February our training event ‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist’ has be… https://t.co/pXu6XblYxd

18 Jan 2023

The member benefit, YourHalo is free, confidential, and available 24/7 with unlimited usage. It is straightforward… https://t.co/bgfRhOS296

17 Jan 2023

RT @rcpsglasgow: It’s just over one week until our Scottish Orthodontic Conference takes place. In the final session, you can hear from Rac…

16 Jan 2023

Sadly, this investigation reflects the results of our own survey, where 77% of junior doctors said they had experie… https://t.co/gL84bHegci

16 Jan 2023

This #BrewMonday @Samaritans is reminding people to reach out for a cuppa and a catch-up with family, friends and c… https://t.co/EsnciKidAj

13 Jan 2023

Insight Primary magazine’s final article is ‘Frank and fearless’, where Alan Gaw (@ResearchET) writes about Jane El… https://t.co/NM9H16TTZR

13 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Daryl Tollervey (solicitor) and Dr Susan Gibson-Smith (deputy head of the… https://t.co/ZFQV8JM2Ok

12 Jan 2023

In the viewpoint article ‘A place of acceptance’, MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr @GordonMcDavid offers a personal pe… https://t.co/6U8pJwKa6R

11 Jan 2023

RT @MDDUS_CEO: @MDDUS_News Delighted to see so many of our members honoured for their dedication, innovation and exceptional service. We’re…

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