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MDDUS welcomes GMC plans to reduce number of full investigations

Responding to the General Medical Council’s (GMC) announcement today that they plan to reduce the number of full investigations following a successful pilot scheme, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Naeem Nazem said:

  • 18 April 2019
  • Press release

Dentists back MDDUS gold standard indemnity as membership rises by a third

Dental membership in England, Wales and Northern Ireland rose by almost a third during 2018 as dentists put their faith in MDDUS’ gold standard indemnity.

  • 12 April 2019
  • Press release

Members can still count on MDDUS to maintain their comprehensive protection

Today marks a step change in clinical indemnity for GPs in England and Wales as the new Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice in England (CNSGP) and General Medical Practice Indemnity in Wales (GMPI) comes into force.

  • 01 April 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS still in discussions with DHSC on existing liabilities

Commenting in response to today’s ministerial statement on the outcome of discussions with DHSC, Chris Kenny, CEO, MDDUS said:

  • 01 April 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes PHSO review

Responding to today’s Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) review on how it uses clinical advice when investigating complaints, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith said:

  • 21 March 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to appropriate clinical negligence cover consultation

MDDUS believes there is no evidence to suggest healthcare professionals and patients will be better protected through regulation of clinical negligence cover – and that the current indemnity model remains the gold standard that serves healthcare professionals and protects patients.

  • 28 February 2019
  • Press release

Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice regulations

Responding to the enabling regulations to implement the Government’s plans for a Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice in England, Chris Kenny, Chief Executive of MDDUS said:

  • 27 February 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to Matt Hancock MP Royal Society of Medicine speech

Responding to Matt Hancock’s point that “changes in practice by trusts are a necessary part of reducing the number and severity of claims” within his speech today at the Royal Society of Medicine, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 06 February 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS responds to DHSC announcement on GP contract

Responding to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announcement on the new GP contract, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 31 January 2019
  • Press release

Five things you need to know about state-backed indemnity

State-backed indemnity remains a great unknown with information from Government about the scheme and what it means for GPs sadly lacking. While finer details about how it will actually work are scarce, here are five things that we do know about the scheme as the April implementation date looms.

  • 22 January 2019

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On #WorldPoetryDay, we are sharing a poem by @RogerBloor from Tools of the Trade - a @ByLeavesWeLive initiative we…

17 Mar 2023

Member feedback for Clare Pearce, solicitor and her colleagues at MDDUS. ‘I went with MDDUS and have never looked b…

16 Mar 2023

Have you seen our new ‘Acting as a witness for dentists’ online training course? Providing 45 minutes of verifiable…

14 Mar 2023

RT @docsuzy: @MDDUS_News Thanks for sharing! Now all I have to do is find another GP to share the wonderful view with! I’ve never tired of…

14 Mar 2023

Our training event ‘Equality, diversity and inclusion workshop’ will be held on Tuesday, 28 March. It’s designed fo…

13 Mar 2023

📸 Thanks to our member GP Dr Susan Bowie @docsuzy who shared this picture of the view from her consulting room at t…

10 Mar 2023

Member feedback for Rebecca Neville, solicitor. ‘I was recently supported by Rebecca and Paul Renteurs with a coron…

09 Mar 2023

Designed for medical or dental practice managers who have, or aspire to have, a leadership role, our training event…

09 Mar 2023

MDDUS is looking forward to exhibiting at the Scottish Dental Show, which takes place at Braehead Arena in Glasgow…

08 Mar 2023

Happy #InternationalWomensDay ✨ Medical Practice Advisor, Mariam Salgado, shares what this year's theme means to…

08 Mar 2023

This #InternationalWomensDay MDDUS member, @missjyotishah, MBE, tells us more about her clinic which offers men fre…

08 Mar 2023

Happy #InternationalWomensDay ✨ Our Head of Sales and Relationships, Deepa Odedra, tells us about her experience a…

08 Mar 2023

To find out more about how you can support @SmartWorksHQ visit #InternationalWomensDay…

07 Mar 2023

To be held on Wednesday, 22 March, our training event ‘Creating safe and inclusive environments’ is a new, interact…

07 Mar 2023

‘A place of acceptance’ is an article from MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid, who offers a personal pers…

06 Mar 2023

The article ‘Hard choices – on difficult decisions’ from Professor @deborahbowman reflects on the complexities of m…

06 Mar 2023

Looking forward to exhibiting at the North of England @Dentistry Show, which takes place this Saturday. Our sales t…

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