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MDDUS comments on BMJ article into violence against GPs

MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny responds to report showing violent incidents in UK general practices has doubled in the last five years.

  • 01 June 2022
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Healthcare professionals’ wellbeing must be prioritised in future workforce planning by NHS

Protecting health professionals’ wellbeing must be a top priority in workforce planning, says MDDUS head of medical division Dr Naeem Nazem.

  • 19 May 2022
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MDDUS comments on the appointment of Dame Carrie MacEwen as chair of the General Medical Council

MDDUS chief medical officer John Holden congratulates Dame Carrie McEwen on her appointment as chair of the General Medical Council.

  • 09 May 2022
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MDDUS comments on health and social care report into clinical negligence reform

MDDUS director of professional services and general counsel Emma Parfitt welcomes the committee's report and urges government to speed up clinical negligence reform.

  • 28 April 2022
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Three out of four family doctors report facing increased patient abuse

THREE out of four family doctors have faced an increase in verbal abuse or aggression from their patients, leading to a huge increase in work-related stress, a new survey reveals.

  • 22 April 2022
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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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