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  • 30 May 2017
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MDDUS urges increase on FRC limit

MDDUS has urged the government to increase its proposed fixed recoverable costs (FRC) limit following the conclusion of a Department of Health consultation.

  • 30 May 2017
  • News

Sign up for new MDDUS webinars

Reducing risk associated with incapacity, new EU data protection laws and NHS Scotland complaints handling procedures are the focus of the latest MDDUS webinars.

  • 17 May 2017
  • News

CPD-accredited learning for MDDUS members

MDDUS members can log into our new website to access a wide range of risk resources including CPD-accredited modules, video presentations, online courses and webinars.

  • 16 May 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

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 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
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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

Insight Spring Q1 2017 puzzle solution

Solution to Insight Spring Q1 2017 crossword puzzle

  • 01 March 2017

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11 Aug 2022

In Insight Secondary magazine, our feature article from Allan Gaw (@ResearchET) tells the story of Galen, the physi… https://t.co/C8WkTwxtqe

10 Aug 2022

In our Innovation column in this issue of Insight Secondary magazine, we consider the promise and challenges of dig… https://t.co/eA2SBhw83E

09 Aug 2022

In Insight Secondary, MDDUS risk adviser, kay Louise Grant (@lou_kay), looks at one of the potential downsides of s… https://t.co/mP5ZHwmE6q

08 Aug 2022

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05 Aug 2022

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05 Aug 2022

“I’m so truly grateful – speaking to you and your colleague and how you have taken the stress off of my shoulders h… https://t.co/bUNlvKmzWA

04 Aug 2022

Liz Price, our Head of Training, CPD and Risk Advisory Services at MDDUS recently shared some helpful tips with col… https://t.co/6L8fFffo0c

03 Aug 2022

Congratulations to all new doctors joining the NHS and those rotating to a new role today from all of us at MDDUS… https://t.co/D99fV5qfsN

03 Aug 2022

The number of telephone interactions with patients has increased rapidly over the past couple of years. In this iss… https://t.co/D7Q3XQYarn

03 Aug 2022

Negative reviews or comments can leave healthcare staff feeling helpless and unsure of how to respond Risk adviser… https://t.co/aH01MJm247

03 Aug 2022

RT @PrimaryCareD: Hear Liz Price from @MDDUS_News share how delays in diagnosis is a current trend contributing to risk in general practice…

01 Aug 2022

🌴 What should you do if a patient asks you to sign a form declaring them emotionally and physically well enough to… https://t.co/YxhJ2vuwZ3

01 Aug 2022

The Briefing section includes the articles ‘Staff shortages impacting cancer care’, ‘New resources published on cli… https://t.co/iqHqr8OYHB

29 Jul 2022

💝 How would you deal with the difficult situation of a patient making romantic advances? 💑 Can a doctor pursue a… https://t.co/ByXlB4zllX

29 Jul 2022

In the new Insight Secondary magazine MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny explores the importance of having a lifetim… https://t.co/gOfiawjeQk

29 Jul 2022

“@GordonMcDavid, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your colleagues - your calm professionalism… https://t.co/rHGQ6UfVQL

28 Jul 2022

The Briefing section in the new issue of Insight Secondary contains the articles ‘Tackling toxic health service cul… https://t.co/hRxPFwr0Rd

27 Jul 2022

The Notice Board section in the new issue of Insight Secondary magazine features the latest membership news article… https://t.co/1B8bZYDLsS

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