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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
  • Press release

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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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