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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

16 May 2022

‘Managing patient conflict for admin and reception teams in practice’ is a two hour training event that takes place… https://t.co/f1jN5vUQZr

13 May 2022

MDDUS is currently recruiting for an Operational Performance Analyst and a Finance Assistant. For more information… https://t.co/vGhTGFyS1z

13 May 2022

In our final article to mark #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we speak to Ms Moira Duncan, dento-legal adviser at MDDUS,… https://t.co/RptKEu28p5

13 May 2022

In the final question to our YourHalo: Emotional Wellbeing partners, healthcare rm, we asked their experienced heal… https://t.co/ZfugbcVz25

13 May 2022

“I’ve just had a telephone call from the GMC that no case has been brought after a final panel. I wanted to say a h… https://t.co/mnx9qIYn0l

12 May 2022

RT @mentalhealth: This Mental Health Awareness Week we're on a mission to let everyone living in loneliness know that their mental health m…

12 May 2022

In recognition of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we catch up with Dr Emily Shepherd (@emshep698), medico-legal adviser… https://t.co/8PH4WVqfOu

12 May 2022

As part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, which finishes on 15 May, we asked experienced healthcare practitioners at h… https://t.co/mPf07EBPrU

11 May 2022

“At these very trying times for mental health, we could do worse than be guided by Kurt Vonnegut’s summation of the… https://t.co/A1T3lGy0Tl

11 May 2022

“Counselling has also helped with low self-esteem and catastrophising. I generally think I’m “ok” these days and no… https://t.co/TTVIqkvNmy

11 May 2022

“Having poor self-esteem is not much fun. But it often comes with a compensation: a powerful desire to prove yourse… https://t.co/bYBbhryQN5

11 May 2022

“’I’m the great and powerful Wizard of Oz’ says the wizard just as the curtain is drawn back to expose a very diffe… https://t.co/SYwqFRRP3d

11 May 2022

One of our Non Executive Directors, John Taylor, shares his experience of dealing with poor mental health this… https://t.co/BoGnBqqYgV

11 May 2022

Taking place on Tuesday, 24 May, ‘Multidisciplinary team working: Managing systems and boundary risks’ is a two hou… https://t.co/DjgWhJGIpW

11 May 2022

As this is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we asked experienced healthcare practitioners at healthcare rm, our YourHalo… https://t.co/Cgg1jkScEG

11 May 2022

Excited about exhibiting at the British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show, which takes place this week at the NEC,… https://t.co/0OE5p3zFxA

10 May 2022

As part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we catch up with Mr Stephen Henderson (@SHenderson755), head of the dental di… https://t.co/5Lz6Nc2JvL

10 May 2022

To mark #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we asked our YourHalo partners, healthcare rm, a series of questions. Today’s qu… https://t.co/FjffOxq2C5

09 May 2022

“Congratulations to Professor Dame Carrie MacEwen on her appointment as the new Chair of the @gmcuk – we look forwa… https://t.co/ds9UEvznsG

09 May 2022

To mark #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek Dr @GregDollman, senior medico-legal adviser at MDDUS, offers a really insightfu… https://t.co/vyHUZs3J2L

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