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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

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

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10 Aug 2022

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09 Aug 2022

In Insight Secondary, MDDUS risk adviser, kay Louise Grant (@lou_kay), looks at one of the potential downsides of s… https://t.co/mP5ZHwmE6q

08 Aug 2022

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05 Aug 2022

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05 Aug 2022

“I’m so truly grateful – speaking to you and your colleague and how you have taken the stress off of my shoulders h… https://t.co/bUNlvKmzWA

04 Aug 2022

Liz Price, our Head of Training, CPD and Risk Advisory Services at MDDUS recently shared some helpful tips with col… https://t.co/6L8fFffo0c

03 Aug 2022

Congratulations to all new doctors joining the NHS and those rotating to a new role today from all of us at MDDUS… https://t.co/D99fV5qfsN

03 Aug 2022

The number of telephone interactions with patients has increased rapidly over the past couple of years. In this iss… https://t.co/D7Q3XQYarn

03 Aug 2022

Negative reviews or comments can leave healthcare staff feeling helpless and unsure of how to respond Risk adviser… https://t.co/aH01MJm247

03 Aug 2022

RT @PrimaryCareD: Hear Liz Price from @MDDUS_News share how delays in diagnosis is a current trend contributing to risk in general practice…

01 Aug 2022

🌴 What should you do if a patient asks you to sign a form declaring them emotionally and physically well enough to… https://t.co/YxhJ2vuwZ3

01 Aug 2022

The Briefing section includes the articles ‘Staff shortages impacting cancer care’, ‘New resources published on cli… https://t.co/iqHqr8OYHB

29 Jul 2022

💝 How would you deal with the difficult situation of a patient making romantic advances? 💑 Can a doctor pursue a… https://t.co/ByXlB4zllX

29 Jul 2022

In the new Insight Secondary magazine MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny explores the importance of having a lifetim… https://t.co/gOfiawjeQk

29 Jul 2022

“@GordonMcDavid, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your colleagues - your calm professionalism… https://t.co/rHGQ6UfVQL

28 Jul 2022

The Briefing section in the new issue of Insight Secondary contains the articles ‘Tackling toxic health service cul… https://t.co/hRxPFwr0Rd

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