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MDDUS welcomes government commitment to action on James report

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny welcomes the government's commitment to action on the James report into disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson.

  • 16 December 2021
  • Press release

Prioritise doctors’ wellbeing and training in Covid-19 recovery planning

Doctors’ wellbeing and workplace culture must be put at the heart of healthcare recovery planning in 2022, according to MDDUS.

  • 15 December 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS extends free membership and support again for six months

MDDUS has extended again its offer of free membership to retired doctors who return to work during the pandemic.

  • 07 December 2021
  • Press release

Paying for NHS litigation will wipe out Budget health spending pledge

MDDUS has urged Sajid Javid to urgently reform clinical negligence laws to avoid Budget health spending pledges being effectively wiped out.

  • 29 October 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes personal assurance to doctors from GMC’s acting Chair

New reassurance from the GMC that it will take the “extraordinary circumstances” of the pandemic into account when it considers concerns raised about doctors during Covid-19.

  • 28 October 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes interim advice from the GMC for PAs and AAs

MDDUS welcomes the publication of interim guidance from the GMC for physician associates and anaesthesia associates.

  • 21 October 2021
  • Press release

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
  • Press release

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

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In the article ‘Ending your professional relationship with a patient’, MDDUS dental adviser and Insight editor Sara… https://t.co/PrJXUJQycL

05 Dec 2022

.@TheBMA's latest report on #NHSfacilities reflects the findings of our own survey, where one in three UK junior do… https://t.co/CVI1wuTXQV

05 Dec 2022

To be held on Thursday, 8 December, our ‘Good practice in record keeping for doctors’ training course focuses on th… https://t.co/oBnea69VqQ

05 Dec 2022

In the Insight Dental magazine article ‘A long road’, Professor John Gibson tells how he and his family responded t… https://t.co/2bXBQ84iXe

05 Dec 2022

RT @TheDentistMag: @MDDUS_News has released its #comment on the @GDC_UK's recent research into the #impact of fitness to practice hearings…

02 Dec 2022

We agree with comments made by @AndrewBuist17 @BMAScotland in his speech at #SLMC22 today. Being a GP can be one o… https://t.co/0jpIwYQQei

02 Dec 2022

This is an artist’s impression of the discovery of chloroform. James Young Simpson, James Matthews Duncan and Georg… https://t.co/l4ZGJaE0j2

02 Dec 2022

Our colleague Dr Susan Gibson-Smith attended the @BMAScotland Scottish local medical committee conference to hear a… https://t.co/4NfakvUj09

02 Dec 2022

Member feedback for our colleagues, Dr Myooran Nathan and Dr Emily Shepherd, medico-legal advisers at MDDUS. ‘I’d l… https://t.co/Cl1PsPwf1m

02 Dec 2022

Our Head of Medical, Dr @NaeemNazem, comments on the latest report by @TheBMA #CountryGettingSicker… https://t.co/nzMxLoPf7y

02 Dec 2022

‘Reduced treatment time’ is a complaint case file that relates to a patient that booked an emergency appointment at… https://t.co/8EdDBkugyT

01 Dec 2022

RT @gabs_finn: ⁦Read the @MDDUS_News⁩ response to latest our ⁦@GDC_UK⁩ General Dental Council report ⁦@HPEU_HYMS⁩ ⁦@HullYorkMed⁩ ⁦@Official…

01 Dec 2022

What's happening in this picture of James Young Simpson, James Matthews Duncan and George Keith? 🤔 Wrong answers on… https://t.co/D1M0rVsdCa

01 Dec 2022

‘Disclosure to social services’ is an advice case file in Insight Dental magazine that relates to the disclosure of… https://t.co/Y3UQWtAxet

30 Nov 2022

The @GDC_UK has published research looking at the experiences of individuals involved with fitness to practise inve… https://t.co/IwRtOP3gnR

30 Nov 2022

Can anyone identify what this machine is? #MedTwitter #DentalTwitter (📸 Photo credit: © @TheBDA Museum)… https://t.co/VPebrwLsm8

30 Nov 2022

“I’m excited by our evolution beyond the traditional role of a defence organisation. We’re adapting to the ever-cha… https://t.co/hgr8dYmsYr

30 Nov 2022

Taking place on Tuesday, 6 December, our training event ‘Probity for doctors’ is a three hour course that addresses… https://t.co/X2e96xlZgY

30 Nov 2022

Our first case file in this issue of Insight Dental is titled ‘Long tooth’, a claims related case involving a 58 ye… https://t.co/6BdlpwcxDJ

29 Nov 2022

.@TheBMA has announced that NHS England’s plans to roll out a Citizen Access Programme, which will allow patients t… https://t.co/Ok2zlSxOQC

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