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MDDUS comments on BMA survey revealing cost-of-living crisis among junior doctors

MDDUS Head of Medical Division Dr Naeem Nazem said a tired doctor with worries about their finances is a doctor with increased risk of making mistakes.

  • 19 December 2022
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MDDUS responds to latest BMA report

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny said UK doctors must have access to safe, comfortable rest facilities at work.

  • 05 December 2022
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MDDUS responds to latest General Dental Council report

MDDUS Head of Dental Division Stephen Henderson said it is vital dentists receive fair and timely treatment in GDC fitness to practise investigations.

  • 30 November 2022
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MDDUS Chair pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx

Professor Iain Cameron, Chair of MDDUS, pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx.

  • 28 November 2022
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One in three UK junior doctors are going hungry on shift

One in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to access nutritious food while on shift is putting patients at risk, a new MDDUS investigation has found.

  • 10 November 2022
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MDDUS responds to BMA report on experiences of LGBTQ+ doctors

MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid says there is "a long way to go" to make the profession a welcoming place for LGBTQ+ doctors.

  • 02 November 2022
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MDDUS responds to the GMC workforce report

MDDUS chief medical officer Dr John Holden welcomes moves to reduce red tape but says more must be done to improve doctors' working conditions.

  • 18 October 2022
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A statement from MDDUS on the announcement of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

MDDUS wish to record our gratitude for the role Her Majesty played in public life throughout her lifetime.

  • 08 September 2022
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Government must follow through with regulatory reforms amid delay, says MDDUS

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny responds to the Government announcement of delays to medical regulation reform.

  • 22 July 2022
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Revised Good Medical Practice guidance must be mindful of constraints on doctors and the settings in which they work

MDDUS responds to the General Medical Council (GMC) consultation on the revised Good Medical Practice (GMP) guidelines.

  • 20 July 2022
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Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Lucy Yates, solicitor and Greg Dollman, medical adviser. ‘Thank you very m… https://t.co/Ko2JnnKCcY

10 hours ago

In the Insight Secondary magazine article, ‘Are you delegating safely?’, MDDUS risk adviser @lou_kay highlights how… https://t.co/GskVEMNuCC

26 Jan 2023

Doctors across the UK are being reminded to practise good record keeping to prevent professional difficulties whils… https://t.co/0riDMGa6mQ

26 Jan 2023

Jim Killgore is the publications editor at MDDUS and his latest Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Virtual wards i… https://t.co/7YWmkTdY88

25 Jan 2023

With one in three UK junior doctors going hungry due to a lack of access to nutritious food at work, we have been u… https://t.co/L9Fec9Y4rc

25 Jan 2023

In the new Insight Secondary magazine, the article ‘Burnout risks patient safety’ from @lizprice_risk looks at how… https://t.co/SkrxDeWoyN

24 Jan 2023

We recently published our latest Insight Secondary magazine which includes the articles ‘Going hungry on shift’, ‘B… https://t.co/kstgZFyaGU

23 Jan 2023

Our latest member survey revealed that one in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to acce… https://t.co/abYOqZ2o5R

20 Jan 2023

RT @PApodcastUK: In order to find out more about professional indemnity, I spoke with Dr Shepherd and Dr Brittain from @MDDUS_News to talk…

20 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our colleague, Dr Gordon McDavid, medico-legal adviser at MDDUS. ‘I’m really thankful to all th… https://t.co/p59jL8KIkQ

19 Jan 2023

The results of this investigation reflect the findings of our survey carried out last year, which revealed that thr… https://t.co/prSze8HvUu

19 Jan 2023

To be held on Tuesday, 21 February our training event ‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist’ has be… https://t.co/pXu6XblYxd

18 Jan 2023

The member benefit, YourHalo is free, confidential, and available 24/7 with unlimited usage. It is straightforward… https://t.co/bgfRhOS296

17 Jan 2023

RT @rcpsglasgow: It’s just over one week until our Scottish Orthodontic Conference takes place. In the final session, you can hear from Rac…

16 Jan 2023

Sadly, this investigation reflects the results of our own survey, where 77% of junior doctors said they had experie… https://t.co/gL84bHegci

16 Jan 2023

This #BrewMonday @Samaritans is reminding people to reach out for a cuppa and a catch-up with family, friends and c… https://t.co/EsnciKidAj

13 Jan 2023

Insight Primary magazine’s final article is ‘Frank and fearless’, where Alan Gaw (@ResearchET) writes about Jane El… https://t.co/NM9H16TTZR

13 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Daryl Tollervey (solicitor) and Dr Susan Gibson-Smith (deputy head of the… https://t.co/ZFQV8JM2Ok

12 Jan 2023

In the viewpoint article ‘A place of acceptance’, MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr @GordonMcDavid offers a personal pe… https://t.co/6U8pJwKa6R

11 Jan 2023

RT @MDDUS_CEO: @MDDUS_News Delighted to see so many of our members honoured for their dedication, innovation and exceptional service. We’re…

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