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BMA advises MDO cover still “essential”

GPs in England have been advised by the BMA that it will be "essential" to retain membership of a medical defence organisation (MDO) after the introduction of state-backed indemnity (SBI).

  • 27 September 2018
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Advice line there to be used

MDDUS is keen to dispel the myth that contacting its advice line impacts on the subscription rates members pay.

  • 26 September 2018

Winter Indemnity Scheme for out-of-hours work

NHS England has announced that it will again be running an indemnity scheme to support GPs doing extra out-of-hours (OOH) and unscheduled care work this winter.

  • 20 September 2018
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Dr Brendan Sweeney retires as MDDUS Chairman

THE MDDUS AGM in September will see the retirement of the current Chairman of the Board – Dr Brendan Sweeney

  • 29 August 2018
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Manage your MDDUS membership online

Make debit card payments, change direct debit details and update subscription levels using our improved full-service online membership interface which is available 24 hours a day.

  • 28 August 2018
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MDDUS addresses safe space recommendations

MDDUS has welcomed an influential call for the government to reconsider allowing NHS trusts and foundation trusts to conduct their own internal "safe space" investigations.

  • 27 August 2018
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MDDUS seeks reintroduction of legal aid

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.

  • 27 August 2018
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Reflective practice should not be viewed as a threat

REFLECTIVE practice is not only essential in improving patient safety but can also provide "protection in the event of criticism of a doctor’s actions" and should not be viewed as a threat, says Dr John Holden of the MDDUS.

  • 27 August 2018
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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual General Meeting of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

  • 14 August 2018
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GP risk training day

Learn more about how complaints and negligence claims occur in primary care in an interactive risk training day focused on key areas such as complaints handling, patient communication, chaperones and social media.

  • 27 July 2018
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Another busy morning at @Pro_Dentistry @GrandCentralGLA Come and visit our stand. Our DLA Douglas Hamilton will be… https://t.co/nscle1BoMv

4 hours 43 minutes ago

We've had a busy day exhibiting at the @bmjcareers Fair at the London Business Design Centre yesterday. We're here… https://t.co/6bsiRySo6g

19 Oct 2018

@Pro_Dentistry It’s a pleasure to be here! Thank you for having us #ProDentistry

19 Oct 2018

RT @Pro_Dentistry: Meet Jan from @MDDUS_News she would like to talk to you about your membership needs (and she has free phobe holders and…

19 Oct 2018

We are delighted to sponsor and exhibit at @Pro_Dentistry @GrandCentralGLA over the next two days. Our DLA Douglas… https://t.co/bm9UaiDMXE

18 Oct 2018

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Best Practice in Nursing annual conference at the NEC Birmingham, we are at s… https://t.co/E7BF7Ivnjg

13 Oct 2018

We are delighted to sponsor the Stafford Local Dental Committee annual event today at Stafford Hospital Post Grad c… https://t.co/nRlOVx54GM

12 Oct 2018

Calling all doctors! Sign up now for our new webinar on social media & new technology risks - October 19, 2-3pm https://t.co/tXOS7COfLc

11 Oct 2018

The apocalypse and other tales - GP @robewinguk tells GPST about his “other” calling as an award-winning writer… https://t.co/3KqrSu3Q7h

11 Oct 2018

Locum GP @dr_surina, co-founder of https://t.co/0yzCCoFlNt, offers practical tips on a successful career… https://t.co/mWv0BnALdq

11 Oct 2018

Featuring @MDDUS_News risk adviser Lindsey Falconer looks at whether doctors are taking risks in treating dental e… https://t.co/j0jNa6LShl

11 Oct 2018

The latest edition of our member magazine GPST is out now https://t.co/BEXNdW5dBS https://t.co/6nOMKUAAdX

11 Oct 2018

Delighted to be exhibiting at @BSPerio over the next two days #BSP2018 https://t.co/PNa7pW7SDh

09 Oct 2018

RT @RCGPAC: If you missed the Saturday premiere of our #RCGPAC highlights video... Here it is again! https://t.co/dxzJbdYcJt And all the pl…

08 Oct 2018

Great few days at the @RCGPAC in Glasgow. Proud to be principal sponsor and thanks to all those who visited our sta… https://t.co/fPA9i4so0h

08 Oct 2018

RT @RCGPAC: Huge thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make #RCGPAC 2018 such a success in Glasgow and especially to the fabulous delega…

05 Oct 2018

RT @HelenRCGP: Have just been energised by the brilliant @jasonleitch speaking @RCGPAC #RCGPAC - take away message, play the ball where the…

05 Oct 2018

Our medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith is chairing a session shortly on how GPs are transforming patient care wi… https://t.co/EbTcPsNzY1

05 Oct 2018

MDDUS board member @jasonleitch talks quality improvement @RCGPAC @MDDUS_News #RCGPAC https://t.co/one4n8JyA4

05 Oct 2018

RT @rcgp: Our panel has arrived! @RCGPAC https://t.co/bsibB9eFSN