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Fixed recoverable costs delay is another step backwards

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on the postponement of the Government’s response to the consultation on fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases.

  • 27 July 2017
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Online learning to comply with dental CPD requirements

MDDUS is reminding dentists that they will be required to complete a personal development plan as part of the new enhanced continuing professional development scheme (ECPD) announced by the General Dental Council.

  • 27 July 2017
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MDDUS offers reassurance over dental indemnity model

The GDC has warned it members that some insurance policies may be subject to exclusions that could affect the adequacy of their cover.

  • 27 July 2017
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Attention dental care professionals – have you declared your indemnity?

THE deadline for dental care professionals (DCPs) to renew their GDC registration is midnight tonight (31 July 2017) – and most DCPs will have paid their annual retention fee (ARF). But have you also declared your indemnity?

  • 27 July 2017
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Do not be tempted to take shortcuts during consultations

Doctors should not be tempted to take shortcuts as a way of dealing with the time pressures of a ten-minute consultation, says MDDUS.

  • 27 July 2017
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MDDUS pressing for clarity on Government action to reduce claims costs

CEO Chris Kenny provides an update on campaigning efforts by MDDUS to urge Government to tackle the drivers of rising indemnity costs

  • 03 July 2017
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Practice managers risk training days

MANAGERS can learn about the most common and serious risks facing GP practices in the latest MDDUS training days in Glasgow and London.

  • 03 July 2017
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Cyber attack could it happen to you

YOU start up your practice computer systems and are confronted with a message: "Your Computer Files have been Encrypted and Locked!" What do you do first?

  • 30 June 2017
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Queen's speech offers opportunities says MDDUS - but government must listen on the detail

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on proposals for a draft Patient Safety Bill and a Civil Liability Bill in Queen's speech.

  • 30 June 2017
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Out of hours sessions

Ensure that MDDUS is aware of any OOH work that you undertake, and that this is appropriately reflected in your subscription on your renewal documentation.

  • 29 June 2017
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RT @bmj_latest: Have you heard? The shortlist for #TheBMJAwards 2019 has been announced. View the full list of this year's shortlisted team…

15 Mar 2019

We’ve pre-recorded our webinar on reflective practice for doctors so @MDDUS_News members can watch at a time and pl… https://t.co/Sqv4mPMmO9

15 Mar 2019

We’ve pre-recorded our webinar on reflective practice for doctors so @MDDUS_News members can watch at a time and pl… https://t.co/CSnDKgWSgE

15 Mar 2019

The government has confirmed it will introduce a Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP) from the s… https://t.co/PvMktgYjA4

14 Mar 2019

Our risk advisers Alan Frame and Kay Grant are delivering a session to a group of practice managers at Newlands Pra… https://t.co/UmM9K1hwyI

13 Mar 2019

You still need to be a member of an MDO once state-backed indemnity comes into force. 60 per cent of cases handled… https://t.co/djUBZCQiA3

13 Mar 2019

RT @EmmaBower: Important news for GPs - the detail they've been waiting for about how much indemnity will cost when the state-backed scheme…

13 Mar 2019

RT @nickbostock: Find out how your medico-legal costs will drop from April - @the_mdu @MPS_Medical and @MDDUS_News have told @GPonlinenews…

13 Mar 2019

You still need to be a member of an MDO once state-backed indemnity comes into force. 60 per cent of cases handled… https://t.co/pjy0esCH4r

12 Mar 2019

RT @GPpracticeMGMT: Price: 'All staff should have access to the practice social media policy.' Resources are available to help practice man…

12 Mar 2019

RT @GPpracticeMGMT: Liz Price, senior risk advisor for MDDUS: 'The MDDUS are seeing a rise in complaints about doctors' use of social media…

12 Mar 2019

Take control of your privacy and treat all patient ‘feedback’ via social media with caution, only responding if app… https://t.co/ILMagGiMq2

12 Mar 2019

Using a pseudonym on social media is unlikely to provide protection from disciplinary or regulatory action… https://t.co/ve5VNXFBQc

12 Mar 2019

Practice use of social media as a patient engagement tool can have a variety of benefits @LondonwideLMCs #LdnGPs19… https://t.co/X5Zqy27O1U

12 Mar 2019

It may become appropriate to raise concerns with a colleague directly if you feel their behaviour on social media i… https://t.co/wb7ikLQ6WE

12 Mar 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is currently delivering a session on Managing your online presence. Don’t forget… https://t.co/tH2GVLITV9

12 Mar 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is hosting a session on Managing your online presence this morning at the… https://t.co/WHMK0RLGTo

07 Mar 2019

We have partnered with Terema to deliver a human factors masterclass in our Glasgow office today and tomorrow. Cont… https://t.co/KF6UnAudWC

07 Mar 2019

RT @medovate: Congratulations @TeamQEH for making the shortlist for #TheBMJAwards 2019 in the category of #Anaesthesia and Perioperative Me…

07 Mar 2019

The government has confirmed it will introduce a Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP) from April… https://t.co/Jo2UcBUJ4m