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MDDUS monitoring safe spaces legislation

THE MDDUS public affairs and communications team is tracking the progress of the Health Service Safety Investigation Bill, which aims to enable safe spaces for healthcare staff to speak freely to investigators. The Bill was introduced in the Lords, and had its second reading on Tuesday 29 October.

  • 30 October 2019
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Record keeping training - sign up now

EXPLORE the key medico-legal requirements and frameworks associated with good record keeping for doctors in our interactive full day workshops in Glasgow and London.

  • 14 October 2019
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Extended indemnity for flu vaccination of general practice staff

MDDUS has decided to extend indemnity for staff flu vaccinations this winter to our general practice group schemes and individual GP members.

  • 26 September 2019
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MDDUS revises Articles of Association and appoints new executive director

THE MDDUS Board has undertaken a review of the organisation’s Articles of Association and is pleased to announce the appointment of Emma Parfitt as a new executive director

  • 26 September 2019

Existing Liabilities Scheme - statement by MDDUS

MDDUS has announced that it has concluded an agreement to transfer its existing liabilities for the NHS activities of English GPs to the UK Government.

  • 23 September 2019
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Insight Autumn Q3 2019 puzzle solution

Insight Autumn Q3 2019 puzzle solution

  • 11 September 2019

Sorry to see you go

MDDUS is saying goodbye to three longstanding members of staff, part of the lifeblood of the organisation for the last nearly 40 years.

  • 29 August 2019
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Safeguarding reports and CNSGP

THE Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that the compiling of safeguarding reports for NHS patients will now be included within scope of the CNSPG (Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice) in England.

  • 29 August 2019
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MDDUS records another year of growth in face of external challenges

MDDUS is reporting yet another year of sustained membership growth while addressing external challenges and distractions.

  • 27 August 2019
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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the One Hundred and Sixteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

  • 21 August 2019
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RT @MDDUS_News: In our new eMonthly, we take a look at what may happen when a patient is mistakenly prescribed unopposed oestrogen HRT. R…

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In our new eMonthly, we take a look at what may happen when a patient is mistakenly prescribed unopposed oestrogen… https://t.co/JWjRyR5gH0

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RT @MDDUS_News: This is a practical and helpful guide we strongly recommend dentists read as part of their planning to return to practice i…

01 Jun 2020

This is a practical and helpful guide we strongly recommend dentists read as part of their planning to return to pr… https://t.co/zoDYc3uUrU

01 Jun 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: What should dental professionals do if a patient's crown fails? In our new eMonthly, we offer some advice. Read our cas…

01 Jun 2020

What should dental professionals do if a patient's crown fails? In our new eMonthly, we offer some advice. Read… https://t.co/rSVyIyP7mS

29 May 2020

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

29 May 2020

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…

29 May 2020

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…

New member feature

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