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Insight Autumn Q3 2018 puzzle solution

Insight Autumn Q3 2018 puzzle solution

  • 03 September 2018

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

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
  • 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

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
  • News

MDDUS reports significant growth

MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with significant increases in GP, hospital doctor and dental membership.

  • 27 July 2018
  • News

Dental care professionals should be aware of CPD changes

MDDUS is reminding dental care professionals (DCPs) to ensure they are aware of changes to the CPD cycle which now focuses on quality of CPD rather than quantity.

  • 27 July 2018
  • News

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RT @onmedicanews: MPs support call made by @MDDUS_News for an independent expert committee to make recommendations on this issue: https://t…

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RT @MDDUS_News: MDDUS is pleased to be working with @Dr_PhilippaW to highlight to government the need for an expert committee to ensure, po…

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MDDUS is pleased to be working with @Dr_PhilippaW to highlight to government the need for an expert committee to en… https://t.co/YCAwzl4p8E

28 May 2020

MDDUS has published guidance for our dental members who are considering returning to work, in light of the easing o… https://t.co/e5sG0p0ILe

28 May 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: MDDUS is working with @Dr_PhilippaW to highlight the need for an expert committee which ensures doctors have peace of mind…

28 May 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: We are pleased to be working with @Dr_PhilippaW to highlight to government the need for an expert committee to look at how…

28 May 2020

MDDUS is working with @Dr_PhilippaW to highlight the need for an expert committee which ensures doctors have peace… https://t.co/OPY9Zwl3wa

28 May 2020

We are pleased to be working with @Dr_PhilippaW to highlight to government the need for an expert committee to look… https://t.co/H5bElrUnvU

28 May 2020

RT @lizprice_risk: Really hope folks find this helpful and we’re always happy to discuss bringing extended versions of this to your own tea…

28 May 2020

In our new webinar, MDDUS Senior Risk Adviser @lizprice_risk looks at the importance of feedback within healthcare… https://t.co/sZNZ70VQyh

27 May 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: What risks should dental practices consider when communicating with patients by text? In our first ever edition of Insigh…

27 May 2020

What risks should dental practices consider when communicating with patients by text? In our first ever edition o… https://t.co/r6z2l09vB0

27 May 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: In our first ever issue of Insight Dental Magazine, Dental Business Coach @reesthecoach looks beyond lockdown with advice f…

27 May 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: In our first ever issue of Insight Dental, ethics professor @deborahbowman offers a personal perspective on the importance…

27 May 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: What should dental professionals do if a patient accidentally swallows an instrument or restoration? In our first ever edi…

26 May 2020

What should dental professionals do if a patient accidentally swallows an instrument or restoration? In our first… https://t.co/YAo5i4dloS

25 May 2020

In our first ever issue of Insight Dental, ethics professor @deborahbowman offers a personal perspective on the imp… https://t.co/ZFwuwD43Ns

24 May 2020

In our first ever issue of Insight Dental Magazine, Dental Business Coach @reesthecoach looks beyond lockdown with… https://t.co/zKDgizMChJ

24 May 2020

On the final day of this year's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek @MDDUS_CEO Chris Kenny shares a message about the import… https://t.co/8Dx9pc6UfU

23 May 2020

NEW: We've just released our very first issue of Insight Dental, featuring articles on topics including: ▪️ Managi… https://t.co/7bFBJwmGiR

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