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MDDUS addresses fears of a spike in prosecutions following COVID-19
MDDUS is calling on the UK’s Law Officers to direct courts to take the unique circumstances of the pandemic into account during any related criminal claim raised against doctors or dentists.
MDDUS issues Notice of Special General Meeting
The MDDUS Board has agreed to convene a Special General Meeting (SGM) on Friday 19 June 2020 at 9.45am. The purpose is to consider a special resolution to amend the Articles of Association of MDDUS in regard to the reappointment of directors.
Notice of Special General Meeting
Notice is hereby given of a Special General Meeting (SGM) of MDDUS, which the Board has agreed to convene on Friday 19 June 2020 at 9.45am.
Concern over complaints against doctors post-COVID-19
A CROSS-PARTY group of MPs has joined forces to urge Government ministers to commission an independent advisory report into how patient complaints and claims against doctors will be dealt with fairly after COVID-19.
Making challenging ethical decisions
IN the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians may be called upon to make difficult ethical decisions, such as which patient gets the last ventilator.
Message from CEO Chris Kenny
We know that the practical, ethical and legal challenges secondary care doctors face will only increase in the coming weeks due to COVID-19.
Update on Government’s Existing Liabilities Scheme
It is expected that the Government’s Existing Liabilities Scheme for General Practice Regulations will come into force on 6 April 2020.
National Doctors' Day
MDDUS medical adviser Dr Gordon McDavid reflects on his professional experience to mark National Doctors’ Day.
Message from CEO Chris Kenny on COVID-19
Message from Chris Kenny, CEO, MDDUS to its members on Coronavirus (Covid-19).
MDDUS support for retired members assisting coronavirus efforts
MDDUS has automatically reinstated free-of-charge support to the membership profile of all its retired doctors who left practice in the last three years.