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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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In the article ‘Altering clinical records – do’s and don'ts’ from MDDUS risk adviser Alan Frame, he looks at how cl…

9 hours 16 minutes ago

Member feedback for our colleague, Susan Willatt, dental adviser at MDDUS. ‘I received the email from GDC that they…

02 Feb 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Frank and fearless’, @ResearchET (Allan Gaw) looks at the life of Jane E…

02 Feb 2023

#TimeToTalkDay encourages people to make space for conversations around mental health. Within MDDUS, we have a g…

02 Feb 2023

The @GDC_UK has published a position statement on the registration requirements for oral and maxillofacial surgeons…

01 Feb 2023

The viewpoint article ‘A place of acceptance’ by MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr @GordonMcDavid, offers a personal pe…

31 Jan 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article ‘The surprising history of medical defence’, Allan Gaw (@ResearchET) reco…

30 Jan 2023

In our latest survey, three in four junior doctors said they had experienced burnout at work, with 39% saying lack…

30 Jan 2023

Our advice case file ‘Post-incident meeting’ involves a doctor who was sent a letter by her hospital trust requesti…

29 Jan 2023

The claim case file in Insight Secondary is ‘Gut pain’ and relates to a letter of claim received by a doctor that h…

28 Jan 2023

In Insight Secondary, the complaint case file ‘Wrong email attachment’ concerns a consultant dermatologist who real…

27 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Lucy Yates, solicitor and Greg Dollman, medical adviser. ‘Thank you very m…

27 Jan 2023

In the Insight Secondary magazine article, ‘Are you delegating safely?’, MDDUS risk adviser @lou_kay highlights how…

26 Jan 2023

Doctors across the UK are being reminded to practise good record keeping to prevent professional difficulties whils…

26 Jan 2023

Jim Killgore is the publications editor at MDDUS and his latest Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Virtual wards i…

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…

25 Jan 2023

In the new Insight Secondary magazine, the article ‘Burnout risks patient safety’ from @lizprice_risk looks at how…

24 Jan 2023

We recently published our latest Insight Secondary magazine which includes the articles ‘Going hungry on shift’, ‘B…

23 Jan 2023

Our latest member survey revealed that one in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to acce…

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…

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