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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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