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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
  • News

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  • 28 August 2018
  • News

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
  • News

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
  • News

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
  • News

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
  • News

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22 Jan 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: Dr John Gillies, an editor of Tools of the Trade, said: "The idea was to have a book of poems to help new doctors look aft…

22 Jan 2020

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22 Jan 2020

RT @BMAScotland: The BMA offer wellbeing support services, 24/7, to all doctors and medical students. Never suffer in silence, there is al…

22 Jan 2020

Each day this week, we are sharing poems from the Tools of the Trade collection we developed with @RCGPScotland and… https://t.co/8s15dIXLMf

21 Jan 2020

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21 Jan 2020

This week, we're posting #poems from the anthology for doctors we support with @RCGPScotland and @ByLeavesWeLive… https://t.co/3JcgFEc1QU

21 Jan 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: Dr Adam Kay @amateuradam author of 'This is Going to Hurt', said of Tools of the Trade: "This is a wonderful thing - a 360…

21 Jan 2020

Dr Adam Kay @amateuradam author of 'This is Going to Hurt', said of Tools of the Trade: "This is a wonderful thing… https://t.co/3Ha5EMH9qg

21 Jan 2020

Chris Kenny, CEO, of MDDUS, today challenged Government to "stop tiptoeing round reform" and overhaul the way perso… https://t.co/00Oh2Aybt4

21 Jan 2020

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20 Jan 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: Starting today and all week we are bringing you highlights from the Tools of the Trade collection of poems we developed wit…

20 Jan 2020

RT @RCGPScotland: We are hugely proud to have worked with @MDDUS & @ByLeavesWeLive to develop Tools of the Trade: poems for new doctors.…

20 Jan 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: @RCGPScotland @ByLeavesWeLive MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny said of Tools of the Trade: "These poems help stimulate the reflective…