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MDDUS teams up with RCGP to provide substantial savings for new GPs

MDDUS is proud to announce a new partnership with the RCGP that reduces the cost of indemnity and RCGP membership for newly qualified GPs in their first five years after qualification.

  • 27 April 2017
  • News

Good practice in consent – RCGP accredited course

MDDUS members can learn how to get it right when obtaining consent with our new online course – accredited by the Royal College of GPs.

  • 27 April 2017
  • News

MDDUS launches new mission statement and brand values

MDDUS has launched a new mission statement and set out its brand values after an extensive consultation involving staff, the Board and a membership survey and working group.

  • 29 March 2017
  • News

Sign up for new risk webinars

FIND out more about managing incapacity in adults, the new NHS Scotland complaints handling procedure and the use of chaperones in the latest MDDUS risk management webinars.

  • 29 March 2017
  • News

MDDUS input on new GMC indemnity guidance

MDDUS is pleased the GMC has addressed concerns on how "adequate and appropriate indemnity and insurance" is interpreted as part of new updated guidance.

  • 29 March 2017
  • News

Discount rate change in Scotland will further increase legal costs

THE Scottish Government has announced its intention to follow the decision made in England by the Lord Chancellor to cut the discount rate applied to personal injury claims from 2.5 to -0.75 per cent. This will result in an increase in the size of compensation payments, leading to significant new costs for the NHS in Scotland and medical defence organisations (MDOs), such as MDDUS.

  • 29 March 2017
  • News

Book now for MDDUS Practice Managers' Conference

THE popular MDDUS Practice Managers’ Conference is being held this year at the Fairmont Hotel in St Andrews on Thursday 30 November and Friday 1 December.

  • 28 March 2017

Insight Spring Q1 2017 puzzle solution

Solution to Insight Spring Q1 2017 crossword puzzle

  • 01 March 2017

Compensation reform will lead to significant legal cost rise in England

THE Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss, has today announced a cut to the discount rate applied to personal injury claims from 2.5 per cent to minus 0.75 per cent. The effect will be an increase in the size of compensation payments, leading to significant new costs for the NHS and medical defence organisations (MDOs), such as MDDUS.

  • 28 February 2017

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.

  • 24 February 2017

28 Apr 2017

RT @GPonlinenews: How GPs can prepare for appearing in court as a witness. Advice from @MDDUS_News https://t.co/GB0Dpzznos https://t.co/u6S…

28 Apr 2017

RT @pulsetoday: New GPs will have 75% of RCGP fees paid under indemnity deal. https://t.co/IxFt9bSaAG #GPnews

27 Apr 2017

RT @wosfirst5: A great offer!! Thanks @rcgp @RCGPScotland and @MDDUS_News https://t.co/Y0zjqBFZO0

27 Apr 2017

We are pleased to announce new partnership with @rcgp that reduces indemnity costs and RCGP membership for new GPs https://t.co/03m0Wcj7Ku

26 Apr 2017

We are at the British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting at SAGE Gateshead for the next three days. Come and visit us #bgsconf

26 Apr 2017

RT @RobinStride: Defence subs: @MDDUS_News says it's exploring 'all necessary action' to protect doctor members #discount rate

25 Apr 2017

'Confidentiality cannot be absolute'. Read our fitness to drive advice @TelegraphNews https://t.co/NLm0oKnE18 via @telegraphnews

25 Apr 2017

RT @gmcuk: From today our revised #confidentiality guidance is in effect https://t.co/CSmbrOCrGF #doctors - make sure you’re up to date htt…

25 Apr 2017

RT @StudentBMJ: @RMBFMedStudents has just launched resources for supporting med students with stress, £ help etc Check it out here: https:/…

25 Apr 2017

Updated @gmcuk confidentiality guidance comes into effect today. Read our advice on fitness to drive issues https://t.co/LIMs6jiQuS

25 Apr 2017

RT @RCGPAC: If you're a #medstudent or FY1/FY2 why not join our Student Volunteer Programme at #RCGPAC? https://t.co/DbzYcwjkoE @rcgp @MDDU…

24 Apr 2017

RT @GPonlinenews: GPs obliged to tell @DVLAgovuk if patient ignores medical advice to stop driving https://t.co/z27paLacns #GPnews @gmcuk h…

24 Apr 2017

Doctors obliged to tell DVLA when patients drive against medical advice https://t.co/2ZwyZ9jgXw @gmcuk

24 Apr 2017

RT @TheRMBF: Thanks to @MDDUS_News who are helping us expand the support we offer to medical students in 2017 https://t.co/67lD5bgYH2

24 Apr 2017

We are extremely proud to support the @TheRMBF and their vital work to help medical students in crisis https://t.co/juD0GuMmmX

21 Apr 2017

RT @bmj_latest: 2 weeks until #thebmjawards! We are getting very excited to announce the Winners. Book your seat here https://t.co/ZuFinzw2…

20 Apr 2017

And as junior doctors face increasing work pressures, a new campaign by @TheRMBF aims to reduce stress levels https://t.co/zZDkd7AFAD

20 Apr 2017

Featuring @keithgrimes talks about his mission to more fully integrate digital technology into GP consultation room https://t.co/iEbrPuc6fd

20 Apr 2017

The latest edition of our member magazine GPST is out now https://t.co/tPjwo38QLz

13 Apr 2017

Read our advice on how to manage disruption over Easter https://t.co/aHkk3EMkOB