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Paying for NHS litigation will wipe out Budget health spending pledge

MDDUS has urged Sajid Javid to urgently reform clinical negligence laws to avoid Budget health spending pledges being effectively wiped out.

  • 29 October 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes personal assurance to doctors from GMC’s acting Chair

New reassurance from the GMC that it will take the “extraordinary circumstances” of the pandemic into account when it considers concerns raised about doctors during Covid-19.

  • 28 October 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes interim advice from the GMC for PAs and AAs

MDDUS welcomes the publication of interim guidance from the GMC for physician associates and anaesthesia associates.

  • 21 October 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS makes three appointments to its board of directors

MDDUS has made a series of high-profile appointments to its board of directors including the senior surgeon to the UK Royal Household.

  • 29 September 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS launches free and confidential wellbeing support for its members

The service is at the heart of an overall programme designed by MDDUS to support its 53,000 medical and dental members.

  • 07 September 2021
  • Press release

Sajid Javid urged to abandon reforms that will “target the most vulnerable doctors”

MPs have joined forces with the medical defence specialists MDDUS to call on Sajid Javid to abandon reforms that will “target the most vulnerable doctors”.

  • 28 July 2021
  • Press release

CEO of MDDUS comment on Dame Clare Marx stepping down from GMC

MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny comments on the announcement today (20 July) that Dame Clare Marx, Chair of the General Medical Council, is stepping down on health grounds.

  • 20 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS comment on the use of face masks in healthcare settings after 19 July

MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, comments on the announcement from NHS England that patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings after 19 July.

  • 16 July 2021
  • Press release

Dental defence specialists MDDUS raise member concerns over face mask use with UK Chief Dental Officers

MDDUS Head of Dental, Mr Stephen Henderson, has today written to the four UK Chief Dental Officers, calling for clarification on the use of face masks in dental practices after Covid-19 restrictions are expected to be eased.

  • 08 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS comment on Health and Social Care Committee report The Safety of Maternity Services in England

MDDUS has commented on the publication today (6 July 2021) of the Health and Social Care Select Committee's report The Safety of Maternity Services in England.

  • 06 July 2021
  • Press release

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Pregnancy can be an exciting but also anxious time for employees. In this issue of Insight Primary magazine, HR and… https://t.co/8IUpqaWtEh

01 Jul 2022

The Call log section in the new Insight Primary magazine is based on actual calls made to MDDUS advisers and cases… https://t.co/iQpsV97D4t

01 Jul 2022

‘Self-reflection and developing insight’ is an interactive MDDUS training course that is designed to help delegates… https://t.co/4ApisYvdKh

01 Jul 2022

In Hybrid Humans, @harrybparker an ex-soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan, explores how technology is helping… https://t.co/QqK5YKjypA

01 Jul 2022

“I would like to thank you, Mr Brassington and Mr Henderson for all your help, support and guidance. I would highly… https://t.co/grHYIxWZn3

30 Jun 2022

A huge congratulations to all #medical and #dental students graduating this summer 🎓 https://t.co/wDbevRn84r

30 Jun 2022

One of the many benefits of being a member of MDDUS is that you get immediate access to YourHalo: Emotional Wellbei… https://t.co/Te8Qy2nDJ4

30 Jun 2022

Are you offering your patients the latest treatment options and specialist services? Stay on top of the latest deve… https://t.co/dhr80VI1ki

30 Jun 2022

In the new Insight Primary magazine @MDDUS_CEO Chris Kenny explores the importance of having a lifetime perspective… https://t.co/KGDhgYJVxh

29 Jun 2022

MDDUS has a number of vacancies listed on our website careers page, including a Medical Practice Adviser and a Tele… https://t.co/yVdDLn91gQ

29 Jun 2022

💙The charity @DoctorsDistress has campaigned for all #healthcare workers to have at least one hour per month of con… https://t.co/QIuB60m34A

29 Jun 2022

The Briefing section in the new issue of Insight Primary contains news from the world of primary care and includes… https://t.co/HlHmBy57Qe

28 Jun 2022

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

28 Jun 2022

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

28 Jun 2022

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

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