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Most UK doctors experiencing moral distress, survey shows

Nearly four out of five family doctors are experiencing moral distress while caring for their patients.

  • 28 December 2023
  • Press release

GPs report escalating wave of verbal abuse from patients

An alarming 85% of family doctors have reported receiving verbal abuse from patients within the last 12 months.

  • 07 December 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS comments on new measures to cut net migration

MDDUS Chief Executive, Chris Kenny, said: “We are proud to count numerous overseas doctors as our members. We are on their side in the same way we are for doctors who qualified in the UK."

  • 05 December 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to Dame Carrie MacEwen’s keynote speech at GMC Symposium 2023

Dr Naeem Nazem, head of medical at MDDUS said: "Dame Carrie's statement today is a step in the right direction we can welcome."

  • 22 November 2023
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MDDUS responds to the new workforce report ‘The state of medical education and practice in the UK’

IMGs face multiple challenges when working in the UK and it is crucial that they are welcomed and properly inducted into their new working environment.

  • 13 November 2023
  • Press release

Three in five foreign doctors face persistent racist microaggressions at work

New research conducted across the United Kingdom by MDDUS found that 58% of International Medical Graduates (IMGs) had experienced these thinly veiled, everyday incidents of racism since they began practising medicine in the UK.

  • 09 November 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS urges government to go further with fixed recoverable costs reforms

MDDUS has urged the government to go further with its reform of fixed recoverable costs (FRC) in claims of clinical negligence.

  • 18 September 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS comments on new General Medical Council guidance

NHS leaders must support doctors to act on new GMC guidance to challenge concerning behaviour at work

  • 22 August 2023
  • Press release

‘Tired. Concerned. Trying not to lose hope.’ Doctors speak out about a year at work.

Doctors and dentists have shared their lived experience of working in the health service during one of its toughest years, in a new report by MDDUS.

  • 12 July 2023
  • Press release

MDDUS comments on General Medical Council survey findings

The General Medical Council (GMC) has published the results of its national training survey which revealed that micro-aggressions and stereotyping are affecting trainee doctors

  • 11 July 2023
  • Press release

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