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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

MDDUS strengthens its commitment to champion interests of all members

UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has marked Pride Month with the launch of a dynamic new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.

  • 10 June 2021
  • Press release

Wellbeing of healthcare workforce must continue to be prioritised post Covid 19, says MDDUS

Commenting on the publication today (8 June 2021) of the Health and Social Care Committee's report 'Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care', MDDUS Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Holden, says the wellbeing of healthcare professionals must continue to be a priority after Covid-19.

  • 08 June 2021
  • Press release

Automatic vicarious liability protection for dental practice owners

MDDUS has today announced that it is adding a free and automatic vicarious liability extension to its dental practice owner membership grade.

  • 27 May 2021
  • Press release

New GMC targets to tackle discrimination welcome, says MDDUS

MDDUS has welcomed the publication today (18 May 2021) of new GMC targets to tackle imbalances in Fitness to Practise referral rates for ethnic minority doctors, and to ensure fairer treatment for everyone undertaking medical training.

  • 18 May 2021
  • Press release

Now is the time to reassure clinicians they will be treated fairly post Covid 19, says MDDUS

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny has responded to the announcement today (12 May) of an independent inquiry into the Covid-19 response, set to begin in Spring 2022.

  • 12 May 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS backs calls for impact of Covid-19 to be factored into regulators' decision-making

MDDUS Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Holden, responds to the publication of the Professional Standards Authority's Learning from Covid-19 review

  • 15 April 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS calls for impact of Covid-19 to be factored into regulators' decision-making

MDDUS Head of Dental, Stephen Henderson, responds to the publication of the Professional Standards Authority's Learning from Covid-19 review

  • 15 April 2021
  • Press release

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In Insight Dental magazine, MDDUS’ medical adviser, Dr Roopinder Brar, and dental adviser, Sarah Harford consider t… https://t.co/PldqWmxWFs

12 hours 57 minutes ago

‘Confidentiality for GPs’ is a 2.5 hour training event that explores what is expected of GPs in relation to confide… https://t.co/f0P7C3JsVm

27 Nov 2021

‘Your health and lifestyle options’ is an MDDUS article on the free and confidential support service to all our mem… https://t.co/FouX2ZdMp6

26 Nov 2021

MDDUS has two positions advertised on its careers page at the moment. We're currently looking to recruit a Product… https://t.co/B2nUKswIao

26 Nov 2021

In this article, MDDUS employment law adviser Liz Symon offers advice on preventing and dealing with sexual harassm… https://t.co/Vo9yXxfLvR

25 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, the Call Log section is based on actual calls made to MDDUS advisers a… https://t.co/gC35udnx0y

25 Nov 2021

Our forthcoming training event ‘When consent becomes difficult – a masterclass for doctors’ is suitable for all doc… https://t.co/AsVLBYigET

24 Nov 2021

In her Viewpoint article in the new issue of Insight Dental, dental adviser Neena Manek looks at the broad challeng… https://t.co/PDhUQk4vtf

23 Nov 2021

The Briefing section of the latest Insight Dental magazine features the news stories ‘Dentists’ mental health hit b… https://t.co/v8xO2g0911

22 Nov 2021

In the new issue of Insight Dental magazine, our Notice Board section contains info on how we’ve added an automatic… https://t.co/d1wvQ6Fqji

22 Nov 2021

‘Your health and lifestyle options’ is an MDDUS article on the free and confidential support service to all our mem… https://t.co/n39jMyKY3w

22 Nov 2021

The final part of our social media training events takes place this Wednesday, 24 November and is designed for PMs… https://t.co/w2dMm2sWBj

19 Nov 2021

We’ve just published our final Insight Dental magazine of the year and it’s another great issue, featuring our regu… https://t.co/eFllggnTBI

18 Nov 2021

Many congratulations to Ramsay Health Care UK (@ramsayhealthUK), the winners of the ‘Healthcare Outcomes’ category… https://t.co/vc41Ve5a1Z

18 Nov 2021

Our subsidiary company MDDUS Solutions is attending the @LaingBuisson Awards 2021 tonight at the Park Plaza Westmin… https://t.co/DnYxLUlyLg

18 Nov 2021

Our training event ‘Workshop: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’, takes place on Tuesday, 23 November and should be… https://t.co/WDcBWqCmyO

17 Nov 2021

Our subsidiary company, MDDUS Solutions, is very much looking forward to attending the @LaingBuisson Awards 2021, w… https://t.co/XMecU6bUOC

17 Nov 2021

We close Insight Secondary magazine with Addenda, which features reviews of Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan’s new book The Sl… https://t.co/r1Yzfi8LOq

16 Nov 2021

In Insight Secondary magazine, Professor @deborahbowman discusses insights and findings from research she conducted… https://t.co/h9j45B5Bx2

15 Nov 2021

Please read medical legal adviser Dr Roopinder Brar's blog on her experiences over the past 18 months, working with… https://t.co/mlg6BkYKj9

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