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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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In addition to our recently launched Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing support service for members, we also have a men…

6 hours 54 minutes ago

‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist’ is a course designed for any dentist to attend and focuses o…

15 Sep 2021

Have you watched this video yet? MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd (@emshep698), is talking about our n…

14 Sep 2021

Dr Greg Dollman, senior medico-legal adviser at MDDUS, writes about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our new confide…

14 Sep 2021

MDDUS is looking to recruit a Medical Practice Adviser to join our team. To be based in either our London or Glasgo…

14 Sep 2021

To be held on 28 October, our ‘Confidentiality for GPs’ course will explore what is expected of GPs in relation to…

10 Sep 2021

MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd, talks about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our confidential and fre…

09 Sep 2021

MDDUS has launched a new, confidential and free wellbeing support service. Designed to support our thousands of den…

08 Sep 2021

MDDUS has urged our members not to suffer in silence and instead make use of our new, confidential and free wellbei…

07 Sep 2021

We close Insight Dental with Addenda, which includes a review of The Doctor Who Fooled The World – a book by…

06 Sep 2021

In her ethics column in the current issue of Insight Dental magazine, Professor Deborah Bowman asks whether hypocri…

03 Sep 2021

The Case Files section in this issue of Insight Dental feature a complaint on NHS treatment costs; advice on treatm…

02 Sep 2021

The pandemic has caused major disruption to dental services. Among the many clinical areas affected are referrals f…

01 Sep 2021

Reflective practice is common – but do your insights go deep enough to ensure lasting change? MDDUS senior risk adv…

31 Aug 2021

Dr Amy Walker shares her experience of a clinical error that profoundly changed her clinical practice, while traini…

30 Aug 2021

Taking place this Thursday, 2 September, our training event ‘Leadership: Conducting an interpersonal conflict resol…

29 Aug 2021

London-based anaesthetist, expedition medic and photographer, Jon Williamson, talks to Insight Dental about taking…

27 Aug 2021

Dealing with estranged parents can bring many pitfalls for dentists in protecting the confidentiality of young pati…

26 Aug 2021

Around the time of GDC annual renewals, there are a few dental team members who unknowingly miss the renewal date a…

26 Aug 2021

To be held on 1 September, ‘Investigating and responding to complaints as a hospital doctor/dentist’ is an interact…

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