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A quarter of junior doctors are victims of race hate at work

A quarter of junior doctors have been victims of race hate at work, with the majority abused by their patients, a survey has uncovered.

  • 19 January 2023
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS call to members - send us your photos

MDDUS is asking members to share photos of where they live so we can share them on our social media.

  • 18 January 2023
  • MDDUS Update

Caring for your patients during industrial action

Current and planned industrial action by healthcare workers may mean providing care to your patients is more challenging than usual - as a member of MDDUS you can look to us for support and advice.

  • 23 December 2022
  • MDDUS Update

One in three UK junior doctors are going hungry on shift

One in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to access nutritious food while on shift is putting patients at risk.

  • 16 November 2022
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS responds to BMA report on experiences of LGBTQ+ doctors

MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid commented on the British Medical Association report on LGBTQ+ doctors’ experiences.

  • 16 November 2022
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS reminds members to check cover is up to date

MEMBERS are being urged to ensure their medical and dental indemnity subscription gives them the cover they need as the NHS continues to recover from the pandemic.

  • 22 September 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Locums – indemnity, insurance or neither?

Dr Richard Brittain offers answers to some of the key questions commonly asked by locum doctors.

  • 24 August 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given of the one hundred and nineteenth Annual General Meeting of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

  • 15 August 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Protect your personal finances with an Income Protection Plus policy

With so much uncertainty in life, it is nice to know that should you be unable to work due to illness or injury, you could still have a regular income to cover your bills and living expenses.

  • 28 July 2022
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS reports further increase in membership in latest annual report

MDDUS has recorded a second year of membership growth since the Covid-19 pandemic was declared.

  • 27 July 2022
  • MDDUS Update

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Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Lucy Yates, solicitor and Greg Dollman, medical adviser. ‘Thank you very m…

13 hours 56 minutes ago

In the Insight Secondary magazine article, ‘Are you delegating safely?’, MDDUS risk adviser @lou_kay highlights how…

26 Jan 2023

Doctors across the UK are being reminded to practise good record keeping to prevent professional difficulties whils…

26 Jan 2023

Jim Killgore is the publications editor at MDDUS and his latest Insight Secondary magazine article ‘Virtual wards i…

25 Jan 2023

With one in three UK junior doctors going hungry due to a lack of access to nutritious food at work, we have been u…

25 Jan 2023

In the new Insight Secondary magazine, the article ‘Burnout risks patient safety’ from @lizprice_risk looks at how…

24 Jan 2023

We recently published our latest Insight Secondary magazine which includes the articles ‘Going hungry on shift’, ‘B…

23 Jan 2023

Our latest member survey revealed that one in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to acce…

20 Jan 2023

RT @PApodcastUK: In order to find out more about professional indemnity, I spoke with Dr Shepherd and Dr Brittain from @MDDUS_News to talk…

20 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our colleague, Dr Gordon McDavid, medico-legal adviser at MDDUS. ‘I’m really thankful to all th…

19 Jan 2023

The results of this investigation reflect the findings of our survey carried out last year, which revealed that thr…

19 Jan 2023

To be held on Tuesday, 21 February our training event ‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist’ has be…

18 Jan 2023

The member benefit, YourHalo is free, confidential, and available 24/7 with unlimited usage. It is straightforward…

17 Jan 2023

RT @rcpsglasgow: It’s just over one week until our Scottish Orthodontic Conference takes place. In the final session, you can hear from Rac…

16 Jan 2023

Sadly, this investigation reflects the results of our own survey, where 77% of junior doctors said they had experie…

16 Jan 2023

This #BrewMonday @Samaritans is reminding people to reach out for a cuppa and a catch-up with family, friends and c…

13 Jan 2023

Insight Primary magazine’s final article is ‘Frank and fearless’, where Alan Gaw (@ResearchET) writes about Jane El…

13 Jan 2023

Member feedback for our MDDUS colleagues Daryl Tollervey (solicitor) and Dr Susan Gibson-Smith (deputy head of the…

12 Jan 2023

In the viewpoint article ‘A place of acceptance’, MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr @GordonMcDavid offers a personal pe…

11 Jan 2023

RT @MDDUS_CEO: @MDDUS_News Delighted to see so many of our members honoured for their dedication, innovation and exceptional service. We’re…

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