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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.

  • 13 April 2022
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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.

  • 30 March 2022
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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.

  • 03 March 2022
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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.

  • 25 February 2022
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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.

  • 17 February 2022
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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.

  • 31 January 2022
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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.

  • 13 January 2022
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MDDUS welcomes government commitment to action on James report

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny welcomes the government's commitment to action on the James report into disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson.

  • 16 December 2021
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Prioritise doctors’ wellbeing and training in Covid-19 recovery planning

Doctors’ wellbeing and workplace culture must be put at the heart of healthcare recovery planning in 2022, according to MDDUS.

  • 15 December 2021
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MDDUS extends free membership and support again for six months

MDDUS has extended again its offer of free membership to retired doctors who return to work during the pandemic.

  • 07 December 2021
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The Notice Board section in the new issue of Insight Primary magazine features the latest membership news articles… https://t.co/Q7S2xtIwOn

14 hours ago

Professor @deborahbowman talks season three of @Channel4's #DerryGirls and how her own Catholic school days have in… https://t.co/V5p5iXv6ox

16 hours ago

To be held on Thursday 4 August, our ‘Good practice in record keeping for doctors’ training course focuses on the k… https://t.co/9vrP1luL6N

27 Jun 2022

Great to represent our members, customers and colleagues @prideglasgow for the first time on Saturday. And it won’t… https://t.co/V19l6MnZaP

27 Jun 2022

RT @CPDmatch: For PRIMARY CARE. Visit https://t.co/JbwS7Upwsd to find education from amazing providers such as: @OHID @HealthFdn @Teessid…

27 Jun 2022

Very pleased to have just published the new issue of Insight Primary magazine, which includes our regular primary c… https://t.co/Wi9sVr6Hw5

25 Jun 2022

Proud to be representing MDDUS at @prideglasgow @Pride #Pride2022 #LetsGetBackTogether https://t.co/N581r4Bvkr

24 Jun 2022

Our training event ‘Avoiding missed or delayed diagnosis claims in primary care’ will be held on Thursday 21 July a… https://t.co/sxLz9T6T9P

24 Jun 2022

🤰Pregnancy can be an exciting but anxious time for an employee. As an employer, it's crucial you know your duties.… https://t.co/HNqmlesbrP

24 Jun 2022

Our recent survey showed that these pressures are having a significant adverse effect on the mental health and well… https://t.co/yMA6m2DINv

24 Jun 2022

Dentists have told us that dealing with the #Covid backlog is making them consider taking on fewer #NHS patients or… https://t.co/gFP5UChgTL

24 Jun 2022

“I hope you have been made aware of the outcome from GMC that my case has been closed without any condition on my l… https://t.co/OT1H7QLL7K

23 Jun 2022

RT @SHenderson755: Concern over Covid-19 backlog as one in three dentists report being unable to clear backlog of patients | MDDUS https://…

23 Jun 2022

Our recent survey showed that these pressures are having a significant adverse effect on the mental health and well… https://t.co/RMwM8LJPtw

23 Jun 2022

Dentists have told us that dealing with the #Covid backlog is making them consider taking on fewer NHS patients or… https://t.co/TE5okmDkbc

23 Jun 2022

RT @MDDUS_CEO: @MartinRCGP @rcgp No satisfaction in seeing @rcgp work confirming disturbing findings from @MDDUS_News research earlier in t…

22 Jun 2022

The @rcgp has today warned that urgent action is needed to prevent a 'mass exodus' of almost 19,000 GPs over the ne… https://t.co/5Rkf7EspAd

22 Jun 2022

RT @PMA_UK_: HIRING: Medical Practice Adviser – Glasgow/London Full or part time hours available (minimum 3 days per week) Hybrid Workin…

22 Jun 2022

Invest time in planning your CPD. Pick the right CPD to hit your goals and make sure you’re doing at least 10 hours… https://t.co/fNFzs8mVyt

22 Jun 2022

MDDUS is looking forward to exhibiting at the South West Dentistry show on Saturday 2 July at Ashton Gate Stadium,… https://t.co/088h23N50c

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