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Effective conversation: nipping interpersonal issues in the bud

Interactive Zoom course designed to support teams in managing interpersonal issues effectively, in the context of ever busier and more challenging clinical environments.

  • 30 November 2022
  • MDDUS Update

One in three UK junior doctors are going hungry on shift

One in three junior doctors go hungry at work and say their struggle to access nutritious food while on shift is putting patients at risk.

  • 16 November 2022
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS responds to BMA report on experiences of LGBTQ+ doctors

MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Gordon McDavid commented on the British Medical Association report on LGBTQ+ doctors’ experiences.

  • 16 November 2022
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS call to members - send us your photos

MDDUS is asking members to share photos of where they live so we can share them on our social media.

  • 21 October 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Free webinar: Avoiding missed or delayed diagnosis claims in primary care

Join us for this one hour webinar which is designed for GPs but is likely to also be of interest to other clinicians and PMs in general practice.

  • 28 September 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Free webinar: Employment law - disciplinary hearings

Register to join this interactive MDDUS webinar where you will gain insight on how to carry out a disciplinary hearing from investigation stage to the outcome, incorporating best practice and ACAS guidance.

  • 28 September 2022
  • MDDUS Update

MDDUS reminds members to check cover is up to date

MEMBERS are being urged to ensure their medical and dental indemnity subscription gives them the cover they need as the NHS continues to recover from the pandemic.

  • 22 September 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Locums – indemnity, insurance or neither?

Dr Richard Brittain offers answers to some of the key questions commonly asked by locum doctors.

  • 24 August 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given of the one hundred and nineteenth Annual General Meeting of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

  • 15 August 2022
  • MDDUS Update

Protect your personal finances with an Income Protection Plus policy

With so much uncertainty in life, it is nice to know that should you be unable to work due to illness or injury, you could still have a regular income to cover your bills and living expenses.

  • 28 July 2022
  • MDDUS Update

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We agree with comments made by @AndrewBuist17 @BMAScotland in his speech at #SLMC22 today. Being a GP can be one o… https://t.co/0jpIwYQQei

20 hours 17 minutes ago

This is an artist’s impression of the discovery of chloroform. James Young Simpson, James Matthews Duncan and Georg… https://t.co/l4ZGJaE0j2

20 hours 28 minutes ago

Our colleague Dr Susan Gibson-Smith attended the @BMAScotland Scottish local medical committee conference to hear a… https://t.co/4NfakvUj09

02 Dec 2022

Member feedback for our colleagues, Dr Myooran Nathan and Dr Emily Shepherd, medico-legal advisers at MDDUS. ‘I’d l… https://t.co/Cl1PsPwf1m

02 Dec 2022

Our Head of Medical, Dr @NaeemNazem, comments on the latest report by @TheBMA #CountryGettingSicker… https://t.co/nzMxLoPf7y

02 Dec 2022

‘Reduced treatment time’ is a complaint case file that relates to a patient that booked an emergency appointment at… https://t.co/8EdDBkugyT

01 Dec 2022

RT @gabs_finn: ⁦Read the @MDDUS_News⁩ response to latest our ⁦@GDC_UK⁩ General Dental Council report ⁦@HPEU_HYMS⁩ ⁦@HullYorkMed⁩ ⁦@Official…

01 Dec 2022

What's happening in this picture of James Young Simpson, James Matthews Duncan and George Keith? 🤔 Wrong answers on… https://t.co/D1M0rVsdCa

01 Dec 2022

‘Disclosure to social services’ is an advice case file in Insight Dental magazine that relates to the disclosure of… https://t.co/Y3UQWtAxet

30 Nov 2022

The @GDC_UK has published research looking at the experiences of individuals involved with fitness to practise inve… https://t.co/IwRtOP3gnR

30 Nov 2022

Can anyone identify what this machine is? #MedTwitter #DentalTwitter (📸 Photo credit: © @TheBDA Museum)… https://t.co/VPebrwLsm8

30 Nov 2022

“I’m excited by our evolution beyond the traditional role of a defence organisation. We’re adapting to the ever-cha… https://t.co/hgr8dYmsYr

30 Nov 2022

Taking place on Tuesday, 6 December, our training event ‘Probity for doctors’ is a three hour course that addresses… https://t.co/X2e96xlZgY

30 Nov 2022

Our first case file in this issue of Insight Dental is titled ‘Long tooth’, a claims related case involving a 58 ye… https://t.co/6BdlpwcxDJ

29 Nov 2022

.@TheBMA has announced that NHS England’s plans to roll out a Citizen Access Programme, which will allow patients t… https://t.co/Ok2zlSxOQC

29 Nov 2022

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29 Nov 2022

Would you take an expensive holiday without travel insurance? Most dentists would say no and yet some find themselv… https://t.co/1271xspP3w

28 Nov 2022

MDDUS Chair pays tribute to Dame Clare Marx https://t.co/ncGLTJ5MQQ

28 Nov 2022

In our annual report we shared that we’ve: - achieved a 5.6% year-on-year increase in membership - seen the number… https://t.co/LvmHloAMNq

28 Nov 2022

In the Insight Dental magazine article ‘Unwanted advances’, MDDUS risk adviser @lou_kay looks at how to deal with t… https://t.co/BtEo0605rG

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