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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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04 Oct 2022

We are celebrating our 120th anniversary. Set up in Glasgow by a group of Scottish doctors and dentists, membership…

04 Oct 2022

How would you deal with the difficult situation of a patient making romantic advances? In Insight Primary's cover…

03 Oct 2022

“We recognise that being a healthcare professional is a very tough job. We launched YourHalo, a completely free men…

03 Oct 2022

The new issue of Insight Primary magazine has just been published and features the articles ‘Unwanted advances’, ‘D…

30 Sep 2022

Our medico-legal and dento-legal advisers were called on to support and reassure our members, many of whom suffered…

30 Sep 2022

Member feedback for our colleagues, Sharon Findlay and Ms Sarah Hartford: ‘I want to thank you and Sarah for your s…

30 Sep 2022

Just a week to go until the Dentistry Show, which takes place on 7-8 October at ExCel in London. MDDUS will be ther…

29 Sep 2022

💚 We’re taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning and helping to raise funds for @macmillancancer. ⭐ Than…

29 Sep 2022

#ThrowbackThursday Prof Sir Alexander R Simpson was a physician and President of MDDUS from 1902 – 1916. He invent…

29 Sep 2022

MDDUS is exhibiting at the East of England Dentistry Show in Peterborough this Saturday, 1 October. If you're atten…

27 Sep 2022

“Being a mutual means we don’t have shareholders to answer to or pay dividends to. We can reinvest into the organis…

26 Sep 2022

We are hiring! Applications are now open for a Business Readiness Lead (12 Month Fixed Term) based in our Glasgow o…

23 Sep 2022

Member feedback for our colleague, Rebecca Neville and our external counsel, Alexandra Tampakopoulos: ‘I would like…

22 Sep 2022

Our medico- and dento-legal advisers were called on to support and reassure our members, many of whom suffered emot…

22 Sep 2022

We’re looking forward to exhibiting at the Dentistry Show at ExCel in London. The event takes place between 7-8 Oct…

21 Sep 2022

RT @eyepathlondon: Thanks to @MDDUS_News for this morning's educational and thought-provoking course on multidisciplinary team working for…

20 Sep 2022

MDDUS head of medical Dr @NaeemNazem urges the new health secretary to take action on doctor burnout in a letter to…

19 Sep 2022

In 1902 our purpose was, and remains today, to support the professional interests of our members and assist them wh…

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