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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:
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.
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
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:
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:
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.
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:
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.
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:
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.