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MDDUS risk training for RCGP faculties

GPs can learn how to reduce risk in their day-to-day practice at an interactive training day led by MDDUS in partnership with the RCGP.

  • 28 July 2017
  • News

Do not be tempted to take shortcuts during consultations

Doctors should not be tempted to take shortcuts as a way of dealing with the time pressures of a ten-minute consultation, says MDDUS.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

Online learning to comply with dental CPD requirements

MDDUS is reminding dentists that they will be required to complete a personal development plan as part of the new enhanced continuing professional development scheme (ECPD) announced by the General Dental Council.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

Attention dental care professionals – have you declared your indemnity?

THE deadline for dental care professionals (DCPs) to renew their GDC registration is midnight tonight (31 July 2017) – and most DCPs will have paid their annual retention fee (ARF). But have you also declared your indemnity?

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

Fixed recoverable costs delay is another step backwards

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on the postponement of the Government’s response to the consultation on fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

MDDUS offers reassurance over dental indemnity model

The GDC has warned it members that some insurance policies may be subject to exclusions that could affect the adequacy of their cover.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

MDDUS pressing for clarity on Government action to reduce claims costs

CEO Chris Kenny provides an update on campaigning efforts by MDDUS to urge Government to tackle the drivers of rising indemnity costs

  • 03 July 2017
  • News

Practice managers risk training days

MANAGERS can learn about the most common and serious risks facing GP practices in the latest MDDUS training days in Glasgow and London.

  • 03 July 2017
  • News

Cyber attack could it happen to you

YOU start up your practice computer systems and are confronted with a message: "Your Computer Files have been Encrypted and Locked!" What do you do first?

  • 30 June 2017
  • News

Queen's speech offers opportunities says MDDUS - but government must listen on the detail

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on proposals for a draft Patient Safety Bill and a Civil Liability Bill in Queen's speech.

  • 30 June 2017
  • News

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RT @GDC_UK: Congratulations to those starting their career in #dentistry. Find out more about what we do at the GDC https://t.co/Raq5N3zXsS…

15 Aug 2017

RT @RCGPAC: Don't miss @robertvarnam reviewing progress on #GPFV at #RCGPAC in session A1 https://t.co/woLGeTtLIu https://t.co/iLEnG8jMWv

14 Aug 2017

RT @RCGPAC: Join @DrZoeWilliams for more on The Active Practice at #RCGPAC. See session A5: https://t.co/woLGeTtLIu @rcgp @MDDUS_News https…

09 Aug 2017

RT @GDC_UK: We've joined eight health & care regulators to sign a joint statement offering guidance on conflicts of interest: https://t.co/…

08 Aug 2017

RT @gmcuk: Today we've released a joint statement with 8 other health & care regulators on conflicts of interest https://t.co/CQs8IXnPGE #h…

08 Aug 2017

RT @NHS_HealthEdEng: One career, endless opportunities. Applications for GP specialty training posts open until 17 Aug: https://t.co/loAtrs…

07 Aug 2017

RT @TheRMBF: Doctors: if you or a colleague are going through hard times, we may be able to help. Find out more #NHS #charity https://t.co/…

03 Aug 2017

RT @Dentistry_Scot: Doug Hamilton says the MDDUS can offer advice and support on many issues arising from clinical practice https://t.co/VS…

03 Aug 2017

RT @bmjcareers: Cap on legal fees for clinical negligence work doesn't go far enough, defence orgs warn https://t.co/cgj67A4oPQ @the_mdu @M…

02 Aug 2017

RT @gmcuk: Congratulations and welcome to all the new F1 doctors starting their careers in medicine today! #TipsForNewDocs https://t.co/rVW…

01 Aug 2017

RT @RMBFMedStudents: Get ready for the next year of studies with our #medstudents finance guide! Tips, advice, useful links and more https:…

01 Aug 2017

RT @RCGPAC: And join us at #RCGPAC in Liverpool to meet more #medstudents considering a career in general practice https://t.co/UK7VBzXTGR…

01 Aug 2017

Fixed recoverable costs – DoH must produce more balanced and ambitious action, says MDDUS https://t.co/3HHQ4aA1Vb

01 Aug 2017

RT @GDC_UK: It’s now too late to renew your DCP registration. You can’t practice until you apply for restoration https://t.co/ggVHCSclvI

31 Jul 2017

RT @DrKartikModha: Excellent information for doctors on the medico-legal implications of unsafe rotas. Thanks @MDDUS_News https://t.co/oA6f…

31 Jul 2017

RT @GDC_UK: If you haven’t yet, today is your last chance to renew your DCP registration. Go to https://t.co/nZgetzW03h or phone 0800 197 4…

28 Jul 2017

RT @RCGPAC: Want to ask Jeremy Hunt a question? Now confirmed to speak at #RCGPAC plus Q&A w/ @HelenRCGP https://t.co/UK7VBzXTGR @rcgp @MDD…

27 Jul 2017

RT @onmedicanews: 'Don't take shortcuts in a 10min consultation'. Practices must adapt to deal with rising workload, says @MDDUS_News https…

27 Jul 2017

RT @EmmaBower: This isn't going to help soaring indemnity costs- Decision on lawyer fee caps in clinical negligence cases postponed https:/…

26 Jul 2017

RT @GPonlinenews: Decision on lawyer fee caps in clinical negligence cases postponed https://t.co/xWW9iMsB5k #GPnews https://t.co/kIy2LJzdtu