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MDDUS welcomes shared high level principles on remote consultations

MDDUS welcomes the publication today of High level principles for good practice in remote consultations and prescribing by UK healthcare regulators and organisations.

  • 08 November 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS statement on new GMC guidance: The Reflective Practitioner - A Guide for Medical Students

MDDUS welcomes new GMC guidance for medical students on reflective practice

  • 04 September 2019
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MDDUS records another year of growth in face of external challenges

MDDUS is reporting yet another year of sustained membership growth while addressing external challenges and distractions.

  • 21 August 2019
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Discount rate change doesn't go far enough

The Lord Chancellor has today announced a change to the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments to minus 0.25%.

  • 15 July 2019
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MDDUS statement on UK Government response to consultation "Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation"

MDDUS Director of Advisory and Legal Services Emma Parfitt comments on the UK Government consultation response on “Promoting Professionalism; Reforming Regulation”

  • 09 July 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes GMC Fair to refer? report

Responding to today’s published GMC report Fair to Refer?, commissioned by the regulator to investigate the disproportionate number of referrals of BAME doctors to the GMC, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith said:

  • 24 June 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS board member receives CBE in Queen birthday honours list

MDDUS board member Professor Jason Leitch has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

  • 07 June 2019
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes findings of Hamilton review

Responding to the publication of the Independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide in medical practice, MDDUS joint head of medical division Dr John Holden said

  • 06 June 2019
  • Press release

Government can learn from BMJ Awards nominees

Speaking at the MDDUS-sponsored BMJ Awards at the Park Plaza Westminster last night, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 25 April 2019
  • Press release

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

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