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MDDUS makes three appointments to its board of directors

MDDUS has made a series of high-profile appointments to its board of directors including the senior surgeon to the UK Royal Household.

  • 29 September 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS launches free and confidential wellbeing support for its members

The service is at the heart of an overall programme designed by MDDUS to support its 53,000 medical and dental members.

  • 07 September 2021
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Sajid Javid urged to abandon reforms that will “target the most vulnerable doctors”

MPs have joined forces with the medical defence specialists MDDUS to call on Sajid Javid to abandon reforms that will “target the most vulnerable doctors”.

  • 28 July 2021
  • Press release

CEO of MDDUS comment on Dame Clare Marx stepping down from GMC

MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny comments on the announcement today (20 July) that Dame Clare Marx, Chair of the General Medical Council, is stepping down on health grounds.

  • 20 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS comment on the use of face masks in healthcare settings after 19 July

MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, comments on the announcement from NHS England that patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings after 19 July.

  • 16 July 2021
  • Press release

Dental defence specialists MDDUS raise member concerns over face mask use with UK Chief Dental Officers

MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, has today written to the four UK Chief Dental Officers, calling for clarification on the use of face masks in dental practices after Covid-19 restrictions are expected to be eased.

  • 08 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS comment on Health and Social Care Committee report The Safety of Maternity Services in England

MDDUS has commented on the publication today (6 July 2021) of the Health and Social Care Select Committee's report The Safety of Maternity Services in England.

  • 06 July 2021
  • Press release

Doctors and dentists turn to MDDUS in record numbers for crisis support and advice during pandemic

Published today, MDDUS' annual report for 2020 reveals how, in "a year like no other" through the eyes of its members, record numbers of doctors and dentists turned to the medical defence specialists for crisis support and advice during the pandemic.

  • 06 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS retired members to get free Covid indemnity support until the end of 2021

MDDUS is extending free membership until the end of 2021 for its retired members who return to work during the pandemic.

  • 30 June 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS opposes plans to remove health grounds as a defence in regulatory investigations

MDDUS has "specifically and strongly" opposed plans to deny doctors and dentists under investigation by their professional regulator a defence on health grounds.

  • 16 June 2021
  • Press release

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At MDDUS, we encourage everyone to take care of their mental wellbeing and we would like to remind all our members… https://t.co/EZKqX8dwKK

19 Oct 2021

MDDUS is currently recruiting for three new positions just now - a Product Manager, a Marketing Manager and a Corpo… https://t.co/cysHHaHIfq

19 Oct 2021

We finish Insight Primary magazine with Addenda, which features a review of the controversial Covid-19 documentary… https://t.co/IAlYxmEFp1

18 Oct 2021

In Insight Primary magazine, Professor @deborahbowman discusses insights and findings from research she conducted o… https://t.co/DaJ0Tuszyb

15 Oct 2021

In our Dilemma article in this issue of Insight Primary magazine, two of our senior medico-legal advisers offer adv… https://t.co/eGej5ibppx

14 Oct 2021

The case files in Insight Primary magazine are based on MDDUS files and are published to highlight common pitfalls… https://t.co/1CXZ8HxfOR

14 Oct 2021

‘Complaints handling for admin and reception teams in GP practice – session one’ – is an interactive course that co… https://t.co/x20HMKKgYS

13 Oct 2021

In 1993, a young man named Anthony Bland was allowed to die some four years after suffering crush injuries in one o… https://t.co/zd99AZFyEN

12 Oct 2021

MDDUS’ Head of Training, CPD and Risk Advisory Services, Liz Price, explores “proactive reflection” at a deeper lev… https://t.co/8r8yWMjajW

11 Oct 2021

MDDUS risk adviser, Alan Frame, urges practices to monitor local social media posts to keep aware of emerging topic… https://t.co/i0ykkeJM35

11 Oct 2021

MDDUS publications editor, Jim Killgore, looks at smartphone applications that are changing how doctors manage diab… https://t.co/6BTTseznM8

11 Oct 2021

‘Confidentiality for admin and reception teams in GP practice – session one’ - this interactive course comprises t… https://t.co/Bm2Ww5vjZo

10 Oct 2021

If you’re looking for emotional support, please check out the external, local and national resources on our mental… https://t.co/Ir2UZ3KMDh

10 Oct 2021

Today is #worldmentalhealthday and we encourage both our members and non-members to reach out for support whenever… https://t.co/EiwBcd9qa6

09 Oct 2021

MDDUS knows how crucial it is for doctors and dentists to feel empowered to look after their own mental health whil… https://t.co/rxkOTMFBeA

09 Oct 2021

MDDUS knows how important it is for doctors and dentists to feel empowered to look after their own mental health wh… https://t.co/gMNgtDQ7Sc

08 Oct 2021

Burnout is a huge issue for GPs and we know how essential it is for them to be able to look after their own mental… https://t.co/jEwon4gnOL

08 Oct 2021

MDDUS knows how important it is for doctors to feel empowered to look after their own mental health while also cari… https://t.co/DFm2nvY9a1

07 Oct 2021

MDDUS recently published our monthly newsletter, which contained info on our new, free and confidential YourHalo: E… https://t.co/RLTE3SbvbY

07 Oct 2021

In the latest issue of Insight Primary, MDDUS risk adviser, Kay Louise Grant, offers advice on effective safety net… https://t.co/VsJUXhAZDk

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