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The partnership model in general practice - can it be saved?

Responding to Dr Nigel Watson’s GP Partnership review, an independent review into the partnership model of general practice, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 16 January 2019
  • Press release

Indemnity reform - another missed opportunity

Following today’s announcement by the Department of Health and Social Care launching a consultation on the regulation of clinical negligence indemnity cover, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 06 December 2018
  • Press release

Good complaints handling less stressful for dentists and more transparent for patients

Dental defence organisation MDDUS is proud to be one of 28 leading dental sector bodies who have jointly developed a new profession-wide complaints handling initiative.

  • 29 November 2018
  • Press release

State-backed indemnity - key commitments still missing

Vaughan Gething AM, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services announced today that the Welsh Government plan to implement a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs in Wales, similar to that planned for England.

  • 15 November 2018
  • Press release

Occurrence-based cover required for winter indemnity scheme

MDDUS is pleased to confirm they have again been commissioned by NHS England to provide indemnity to enable its members to undertake additional sessions to address the pressures on out-of-hours providers and urgent care settings over the coming winter period.

  • 27 September 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS welcomes clarity of new GMC reflective practice guidance

MDDUS welcomes today’s publication of the new GMC guidance The reflective practitioner to support doctors and medical students with reflection.

  • 12 September 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS seeks reintroduction of legal aid to reduce litigation costs and ease burden on legal system

MDDUS is urging the government to reintroduce legal aid for more categories of clinical negligence claims as a central part of wider reform to maintain access to justice for the most vulnerable claimants whilst reducing the burden on the NHS and court system of unjustified claims.

  • 24 August 2018
  • Press release

HSSI Bill

MDDUS today welcomed an influential call for the Government to reconsider allowing NHS trusts and foundation trusts to conduct internal “safe space” investigations.

  • 02 August 2018
  • News

Dental care professionals should be aware of CPD changes

MDDUS is reminding dental care professionals (DCPs) to ensure they are aware of changes to the CPD cycle that focuses on quality of CPD rather than quantity.

  • 26 July 2018
  • Press release

MDDUS annual report sets new benchmark of transparency

Medical defence organisation MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with significant increases in GP, hospital doctor and dental membership.

  • 12 July 2018
  • 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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