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Patient safety masterclass for PMs and GPs – London and Glasgow

BOOK your place now on one of the new MDDUS training days taking place in London and Glasgow in June and August 2019.

  • 30 April 2019
  • News

MDDUS welcomes GMC plans to reduce number of full investigations

The GMC has announced that it will reduce the number of full investigations into one-off mistakes by doctors – known as single clinical incidents – after a successful two-year pilot scheme. MDDUS comments.

  • 29 April 2019
  • News

Government can learn from BMJ Awards nominees

MDDUS was pleased to act again as the main sponsor of the BMJ Awards for the tenth year running – with “healthcare Oscars” being handed out in 14 categories at a ceremony held last week at the Park Plaza Westminster Hotel in London.

  • 29 April 2019
  • News

Dental membership rises by a third

MDDUS dental membership in England, Wales and Northern Ireland rose by almost a third during 2018, as more dentists put their faith in our "gold standard" indemnity.

  • 29 April 2019
  • News

MDDUS indemnity for dentists is ‘gold standard’

EVERY dentist must have it, but there is currently lively debate as to exactly what kind of indemnity product is best.

  • 29 March 2019
  • Article

MDDUS welcomes PHSO review

THE Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) has today published its response to a review of the way it uses clinical advice in NHS-related casework. MDDUS responds.

  • 28 March 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 February 2019
  • News

Run your own dental complaints workshop

Improve your dental complaints handling skills with MDDUS' new interactive workshop tool available exclusively to members.

  • 27 February 2019
  • News

Resist requests to overprescribe during Brexit

MDDUS is advising GPs to avoid issuing longer repeat prescriptions in the run up to Brexit and should liaise closely with pharmacists if there are concerns over shortages of specific drugs.

  • 27 February 2019
  • News

State-backed indemnity details emerge in GP contract framework

FURTHER details of a state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs have been released as the Government launches a new five-year contract for general practice across England.

  • 31 January 2019
  • News

5 hours 6 minutes ago

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

7 hours 36 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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