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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
  • News

Request a speaker or training event

As a member you may not realise that we can often bring training workshops to your local area.

  • 29 August 2019
  • News

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
  • News

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
  • News

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
  • News

Changes to GP membership in England and Wales

HEAD of Membership Services at MDDUS, Stephen Kelly, offers a recap of changes in our GP membership offering post launch of state-backed indemnity schemes in England and Wales.

  • 30 July 2019
  • News

MDDUS response to regulation reform

MDDUS has commented on the Department of Health and Social Care response to its long-running consultation on Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation.

  • 30 July 2019
  • News

Discount rate change not far enough

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny has expressed disappointment in the limited change to the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments announced recently by The Lord Chancellor.

  • 29 July 2019
  • News

Dentists leading through uncertainty

WELL led teams are best equipped to meet increasing demands and to manage risk. With this in mind, MDDUS has adapted our popular and long-running doctor programme now for dentists with management responsibilities.

  • 27 June 2019
  • News

Sign up for new risk training days in Glasgow

EARN CPD points and explore key risk topics including confidentiality, professionalism and patient safety in a range of new MDDUS training days.

  • 27 June 2019
  • News

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08 Nov 2019

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08 Nov 2019

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08 Nov 2019

What a great photo of you Janice! And fantastic to link up with @dundeeuni @DundeeDental final year students on suc… https://t.co/nQFyU8tSc4

25 Oct 2019

Read the new digital edition of MDDUS Insight magazine, for doctors, dentists and the wider healthcare team. All yo… https://t.co/iSdrW3rl2s

24 Oct 2019

Attending the RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference in Liverpool? Come and say hello to our team at stand D52 to find… https://t.co/YwLgNg7Iav

18 Oct 2019

RT @connectcomms: We're really chuffed with how the new interactive version of Insight magazine for @MDDUS_News turned out - can't wait to…

18 Oct 2019

Read the new digital edition of MDDUS Insight magazine, for doctors, dentists and the wider healthcare team. All yo… https://t.co/SQOtwxUqPI

18 Oct 2019

Read our review of @wellcomebkprize shortlisted book by doctor @sjauhar, Heart - a history, in the new digital edit… https://t.co/9G4HKdyMhH

17 Oct 2019

RT @theprobemag: Have a look at the stand from @MDDUS_News on stand number E33 #DentalShowcase #Dental #Dentistry https://t.co/hLqIc256Ir

17 Oct 2019

Would you have the courage to speak up in front of colleagues to raise concerns about an inappropriate comment or b… https://t.co/nx1xrAHuru

17 Oct 2019

Discover the challenges of human space flight in this fascinating article in the new-look digital Insight magazine.… https://t.co/nJiObpav6g

16 Oct 2019

Read the new digital edition of MDDUS Insight magazine, for doctors, dentists and the wider healthcare team. All yo… https://t.co/d72nMyK4Hi

08 Oct 2019

We’ve got a great deal to protect your primary care team. Come and speak to us @BestPracticeUK at stand N83 at Birm… https://t.co/44pWNLYleJ

30 Sep 2019

Want to know more about patients wanting to record consultations? Read our risk advisers latest advice @GPonlinenews https://t.co/amxvoSaK9m

27 Sep 2019

Glad we could help and that you found it useful. https://t.co/i5VyVluSnw

24 Sep 2019

RT @SHenderson755: @clt_uk @HealthRegLawyer Fascinating morning so far Regulation of Healthcare Professionals Conference. Heard from @prof_…

23 Sep 2019

RT @lizprice_risk: With Gaelle in Leeds excited to participate in the @NuffieldHealth GP conference! @MDDUS_News https://t.co/ll7DuMx3ZJ

03 Sep 2019

And for those of you that participated in today’s webinar here is the very fabulous Kay Grant strutting the same we… https://t.co/uTHYE4GaeY

03 Sep 2019

Hope you enjoyed our webinar today “Raising and responding to concerns: your duties as a doctor” with @lou_kay lots of great feedback.