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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
  • 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
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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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Our Head of Dental Division at MDDUS, @SHenderson755, will be discussing vicarious liability as part of the panel o… https://t.co/nQaJ3yFxGB

13 hours 37 minutes ago

RT @ByLeavesWeLive: To Mind Your Life is a pocket-sized book is being given to 3000 nurses & midwives graduating in Scotland in 2021, 2022…

15 hours 8 minutes ago

RT @Dentistry: The best possible outcome for a GDC investigation; MDDUS dental adviser Sarah Harford shares her golden rules for respondin…

15 hours 55 minutes ago

Read MDDUS Dental Adviser Sarah Harford's advice for how best to respond to a @GDC_UK investigation in the below ar… https://t.co/nu1XdvgQoh

16 hours 8 minutes ago

To be held on Wednesday, 2 June 2021, we now have the full event programme online for our forthcoming interactive Z… https://t.co/ZNBDwyn3F8

16 hours 11 minutes ago

RT @EmmaBower: Very excited to say we've launched the @GPonlinenews podcast today. It's called Talking General Practice and you can listen…

16 hours 11 minutes ago

RT @GDC_UK: Long awaited proposals to improve the regulatory framework for dental professionals are now out for consultation. If you'd like…

13 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: "We remain strongly of the opinion that a separate, expert and independent report is rapidly required to consider the compl…

13 May 2021

"We remain strongly of the opinion that a separate, expert and independent report is rapidly required to consider t… https://t.co/XR0vkgSdWL

13 May 2021

RT @ByLeavesWeLive: To Mind Your Life is a pocket-sized book is being given to 3000 nurses & midwives graduating in Scotland in 2021, 2022…

12 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny @MDDUS_CEO has responded to today's announcement of an independent #Inquiry into the #Cov…

12 May 2021

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny @MDDUS_CEO has responded to today's announcement of an independent #Inquiry into… https://t.co/WRbBOpOYSv

12 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: MDDUS is delighted to support this project. @MDDUS_CEO: "My hope is, as years pass, this little book will restore and rem…

12 May 2021

MDDUS is delighted to support this project. @MDDUS_CEO: "My hope is, as years pass, this little book will restore… https://t.co/UdGKv5Hf4F

11 May 2021

RT @MDDUS_News: Marking #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek read MDDUS Medical Adviser Dr Roopinder Brar's blog on how #SocialPrescribing can suppor…

11 May 2021

Marking #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek read MDDUS Medical Adviser Dr Roopinder Brar's blog on how #SocialPrescribing ca… https://t.co/bvZz5Npqbn

10 May 2021

We close the latest issue of Insight Secondary with Addenda, which includes a review of Intensive Care – the latest… https://t.co/A2QvsoyT7E

08 May 2021

Professor Deborah Bowman asks what is “moral distress” in the context of healthcare staff caring for patients in a… https://t.co/E3bgmuoIH0

07 May 2021

Dr Caroline Osborne-White, medical adviser at MDDUS, answers some FAQs on reflective practice, including why it’s i… https://t.co/b2lKWUrK7k

06 May 2021

To be held on 18 May, ‘Risk management: Social media use in practice’ is designed for PMs within general medical or… https://t.co/gC48rROPeO