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MDDUS comments on health and social care report into clinical negligence reform
MDDUS director of professional services and general counsel Emma Parfitt welcomes the committee's report and urges government to speed up clinical negligence reform.
Three out of four family doctors report facing increased patient abuse
THREE out of four family doctors have faced an increase in verbal abuse or aggression from their patients, leading to a huge increase in work-related stress, a new survey reveals.
Fixed recoverable costs in lower value clinical negligence claims “welcome first step” – MDDUS
MOVES to curb the expensive system of recovering legal costs in clinical negligence claims are “a welcome first step”, according to the medical defence specialists MDDUS.
MDDUS responds to survey on public satisfaction with the NHS
MDDUS comments on the publication of analysis of the 2021 British Social Attitudes survey (BSA) on public satisfaction with the NHS.
MDDUS comments on GMC report into deaths during investigations
MDDUS comments on the publication of the General Medical Council’s report on the number of doctors who have died during investigations.
Humza Yousaf opens new MDDUS office in Glasgow
Scotland’s leading defence organisation for doctors and dentists has moved its operations to a new, central Glasgow location.
Study urges dental professionals to seek expert legal advice when facing fitness to practise concerns
Dental professionals facing fitness to practise concerns are being urged by the General Dental Council to engage legal representation.
A fixed recoverable costs system must be proportionate and avoid complexity to succeed - MDDUS
MDDUS responds to the announcement by the Department of Health and Social Care that it plans to consult on the introduction of fixed recoverable costs and a new streamlined process in clinical negligence claims up to a value of £25,000 in England and Wales.
MDDUS CEO warns about changes to GP indemnity options
MDDUS has reaffirmed its commitment to offer GPs occurrence-based indemnity, amid moves by other providers to withdraw it.