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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

Doctors and dentists turn to MDDUS in record numbers for crisis support and advice during pandemic

Published today, MDDUS' annual report for 2020 reveals how, in "a year like no other" through the eyes of its members, record numbers of doctors and dentists turned to the medical defence specialists for crisis support and advice during the pandemic.

  • 06 July 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS retired members to get free Covid indemnity support until the end of 2021

MDDUS is extending free membership until the end of 2021 for its retired members who return to work during the pandemic.

  • 30 June 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS opposes plans to remove health grounds as a defence in regulatory investigations

MDDUS has "specifically and strongly" opposed plans to deny doctors and dentists under investigation by their professional regulator a defence on health grounds.

  • 16 June 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS strengthens its commitment to champion interests of all members

UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has marked Pride Month with the launch of a dynamic new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.

  • 10 June 2021
  • Press release

Wellbeing of healthcare workforce must continue to be prioritised post Covid 19, says MDDUS

Commenting on the publication today (8 June 2021) of the Health and Social Care Committee's report 'Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care', MDDUS Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Holden, says the wellbeing of healthcare professionals must continue to be a priority after Covid-19.

  • 08 June 2021
  • Press release

Automatic vicarious liability protection for dental practice owners

MDDUS has today announced that it is adding a free and automatic vicarious liability extension to its dental practice owner membership grade.

  • 27 May 2021
  • Press release

New GMC targets to tackle discrimination welcome, says MDDUS

MDDUS has welcomed the publication today (18 May 2021) of new GMC targets to tackle imbalances in Fitness to Practise referral rates for ethnic minority doctors, and to ensure fairer treatment for everyone undertaking medical training.

  • 18 May 2021
  • Press release

Now is the time to reassure clinicians they will be treated fairly post Covid 19, says MDDUS

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny has responded to the announcement today (12 May) of an independent inquiry into the Covid-19 response, set to begin in Spring 2022.

  • 12 May 2021
  • Press release

MDDUS backs calls for impact of Covid-19 to be factored into regulators' decision-making

MDDUS Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Holden, responds to the publication of the Professional Standards Authority's Learning from Covid-19 review

  • 15 April 2021
  • Press release

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With weight loss tourism in the headlines, members often ask what their responsibilities are when patients have tre…

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RT @rogerbloor: @MDDUS_News @ByLeavesWeLive Thanks to @MDDUS_News and @ByLeavesWeLive for selecting my poem and for co-sponsoring such a wo…

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On #WorldPoetryDay, we are sharing a poem by @RogerBloor from Tools of the Trade - a @ByLeavesWeLive initiative we…

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

To find out more about how you can support @SmartWorksHQ visit #InternationalWomensDay…

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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