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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Discount rate change doesn't go far enough. Read comment from @MDDUS_News chief executive Chris Kenny… https://t.co/WutUVXfPUS

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RT @gmcuk: Great new resources out today from @NHS_HealthEdEng, which aim to make sure doctors are effectively supervised while they're tra…

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RT @SDentWeb: Nominations are open for the Dentist Award at the 2019 Scottish Health Awards https://t.co/3w0uf5lNSR

15 Jul 2019

Discount rate change doesn't go far enough. Read comment from @MDDUS_News chief executive Chris Kenny… https://t.co/G1EyUsNGeJ

15 Jul 2019

RT @RCGPScotland: 🏆 Outstanding GP Award 🏆 Our 2019 awards are live! We have 7 awards that aim to recognise the excellent work across Scot…

09 Jul 2019

Emma Parfitt, MDDUS Director of Advisory and Legal Services responds to Government consultation "Promoting Professi… https://t.co/YBJu9n3ana

08 Jul 2019

RT @PrimaryCareD: Our #consortium members @agencia_ltd @CAPSTICKSLLP @bhpaccountants @DKJSupServices @ApolloMedical1 @YorMedMarketing @MDDU…

08 Jul 2019

RT @careylunan: Delighted to be launching this new joint award with @NHS_Education. Thanks to @Aeknighton for all your hard work in puttin…

08 Jul 2019

RT @TheKingsFund: ‘Over 99 per cent of practices have signed up to create just under 1,300 networks. This must have represented a huge effo…

08 Jul 2019

RT @SHenderson755: @NHS @JasonWong12 Have a good week Jason. Can you find time to discuss the importance of Human Factors in primary care a…

05 Jul 2019

Looking for indemnity cover for chargeable vaccinations no longer available under NHS Resolution’s CNSGP? Our new G… https://t.co/DVbG8N3naI

03 Jul 2019

And our risk advisers are ready! https://t.co/0hpVAno3dw

03 Jul 2019

RT @NHSResolution: Our phone lines and systems are back up. Sorry for any inconvenience caused yesterday when our offices suffered a power…

03 Jul 2019

Happy Wednesday to everyone attending our Hospital Doctor Complaints Workshop in London today with our fab risk adv… https://t.co/ATC8SigfrN

02 Jul 2019

Tomorrow our wonderful risk advisers are leading a Hospital Doctors Complaint Workshop. Look forward to seeing you there!

02 Jul 2019

Hope you all enjoyed your Complaints Handling in Primary Care course today with our Risk advisers Alan Frame and Ka… https://t.co/WPGwAYSxOy

02 Jul 2019

RT @TheKingsFund: Primary care networks form a key building block of the NHS long-term plan. So what are they and how are they formed? @Bec…

02 Jul 2019

Hope you all enjoy our Complaints Handling course today delivered by our Risk Advisers Alan Frame and Kay Louise Gr… https://t.co/qfT5LtF9Hu

02 Jul 2019

RT @pcc_nhs: 🚀🚀Today is the day #primarycarenetworks go live!🚀🚀 #LetsgoPCN #PCNs #generalpractice #collaborationnotcompetition https://t.co…

02 Jul 2019

RT @RCGPScotland: 🏆 Alastair Donald Award 🏆 Our 2019 awards are live! We have 7 awards that aim to recognise the excellent work across Sco…