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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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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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RT @MDDUS_News: In our 'Remote Consulting in Secondary Care' Zoom course, we look at using safe procedures and technology to minimise clini…

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In our 'Remote Consulting in Secondary Care' Zoom course, we look at using safe procedures and technology to minimi… https://t.co/P7fWCfRslY

18 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: In our Zoom course 'Managing face-to-face complaints in primary care' taking place tomorrow, we look at the statutory NHS f…

18 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Our 'Communication risks for admin and reception teams in GP practice' Zoom course looks at identifying and overcoming #Com…

18 Jan 2021

In our Zoom course 'Managing face-to-face complaints in primary care' taking place tomorrow, we look at the statuto… https://t.co/cPgc40aIqQ

18 Jan 2021

Our 'Communication risks for admin and reception teams in GP practice' Zoom course looks at identifying and overcom… https://t.co/zmKCnMsDNp

18 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: What are your obligations as a #Healthcare professional if a patient chooses not to engage with some or all aspects of thei…

18 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: In our brand new edition of Insight Primary, we take a look at a case where clinical negligence is alleged, relating to the…

17 Jan 2021

In our brand new edition of Insight Primary, we take a look at a case where clinical negligence is alleged, relatin… https://t.co/UCxzVrZkLV

16 Jan 2021

What are your obligations as a #Healthcare professional if a patient chooses not to engage with some or all aspects… https://t.co/8cZGclZIh1

15 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: We're looking for a Compliance and Quality Assurance Auditor to join our MDDUS team For more information about the role an…

15 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: We're looking for a Head of Underwriting to join our MDDUS team (12 Month FTC Maternity Cover) For more information about…

15 Jan 2021

We're looking for a Compliance and Quality Assurance Auditor to join our MDDUS team For more information about the… https://t.co/YBRQ86WIFV

15 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Are primary care staff obliged to help if a patient asks to be prescribed antibiotics for dental pain, but is unable to aff…

15 Jan 2021

We're looking for a Head of Underwriting to join our MDDUS team (12 Month FTC Maternity Cover) For more informatio… https://t.co/nSMoOPJA9o

15 Jan 2021

Are primary care staff obliged to help if a patient asks to be prescribed antibiotics for dental pain, but is unabl… https://t.co/CqdSkm16rT

14 Jan 2021

MDDUS has today welcomed a joint statement from healthcare regulators and supplementary advice from @GDC_UK acknowl… https://t.co/XVswTFyvRa

14 Jan 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: 📽️Watch a preview of MDDUS Medico-Legal Adviser Dr @emshep698's vlog for Insight Primary, where she tells us, with the help…

14 Jan 2021

RT @GordonMcDavid: The adventures of Emily and Daphne! Great advice from my colleagues on well-being in lockdown 👍🏻@emshep698 @MDDUS_News #…

14 Jan 2021

📽️Watch a preview of MDDUS Medico-Legal Adviser Dr @emshep698's vlog for Insight Primary, where she tells us, with… https://t.co/22kfOANyk2