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Reflective practice should not be viewed as a threat

REFLECTIVE practice is not only essential in improving patient safety but can also provide "protection in the event of criticism of a doctor’s actions" and should not be viewed as a threat, says Dr John Holden of the MDDUS.

  • 27 August 2018
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MDDUS seeks reintroduction of legal aid

MDDUS is urging the government to reintroduce legal aid for more categories of clinical negligence claims as a central part of wider reform to maintain access to justice for the most vulnerable claimants whilst reducing the burden on the NHS and court system of unjustified claims.

  • 27 August 2018
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MDDUS addresses safe space recommendations

MDDUS has welcomed an influential call for the government to reconsider allowing NHS trusts and foundation trusts to conduct their own internal "safe space" investigations.

  • 27 August 2018
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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the One Hundred and Fourteenth Annual General Meeting of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

  • 14 August 2018
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GP risk training day

Learn more about how complaints and negligence claims occur in primary care in an interactive risk training day focused on key areas such as complaints handling, patient communication, chaperones and social media.

  • 27 July 2018
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MDDUS reports significant growth

MDDUS is reporting yet another year of growth with significant increases in GP, hospital doctor and dental membership.

  • 27 July 2018
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Dental care professionals should be aware of CPD changes

MDDUS is reminding dental care professionals (DCPs) to ensure they are aware of changes to the CPD cycle which now focuses on quality of CPD rather than quantity.

  • 27 July 2018
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MDDUS dental membership continues to rise

MDDUS is reporting another year of significant growth in dental membership, which increased by 30 per cent in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2017.

  • 27 July 2018
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SoundBite Issue 17 2018 puzzle solution

SoundBite Issue 17 2018 puzzle solution

  • 23 July 2018

Manage your MDDUS membership online

Make debit card payments, change direct debit details and update subscription levels using our improved full-service online membership interface which is available 24 hours a day.

  • 29 June 2018
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21 Sep 2021

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20 Sep 2021

The virtual BMJ Awards Ceremony takes place on Wednesday 29 September between 6pm and 7.30pm. To find out more info… https://t.co/u6WVS4bsKP

20 Sep 2021

To be held on 3 November ’21, our ‘Mitigating consultation risks for GPs’ course considers risks that are known to… https://t.co/0Rb90LiRZP

17 Sep 2021

In addition to our recently launched Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing support service for members, we also have a men… https://t.co/1eJuH3cuku

17 Sep 2021

‘Professionalism: fulfilling your duties as a dentist’ is a course designed for any dentist to attend and focuses o… https://t.co/7xm5ehoNY7

15 Sep 2021

Have you watched this video yet? MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd (@emshep698), is talking about our n… https://t.co/jy3ny2FU47

14 Sep 2021

Dr Greg Dollman, senior medico-legal adviser at MDDUS, writes about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our new confide… https://t.co/inHWF9PBpk

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… https://t.co/JKTWvlBPEA

14 Sep 2021

To be held on 28 October, our ‘Confidentiality for GPs’ course will explore what is expected of GPs in relation to… https://t.co/UQibRhpaBT

10 Sep 2021

MDDUS medico-legal adviser, Dr Emily Shepherd, talks about Your Halo: Emotional Wellbeing, our confidential and fre… https://t.co/8gqjT8ZI2I

09 Sep 2021

MDDUS has launched a new, confidential and free wellbeing support service. Designed to support our thousands of den… https://t.co/phNofaGkUi

08 Sep 2021

MDDUS has urged our members not to suffer in silence and instead make use of our new, confidential and free wellbei… https://t.co/KbuNpjR1hL

07 Sep 2021

We close Insight Dental with Addenda, which includes a review of The Doctor Who Fooled The World – a book by… https://t.co/sAvwZj2dGV

06 Sep 2021

In her ethics column in the current issue of Insight Dental magazine, Professor Deborah Bowman asks whether hypocri… https://t.co/jZEPmr56xW

03 Sep 2021

The Case Files section in this issue of Insight Dental feature a complaint on NHS treatment costs; advice on treatm… https://t.co/Ak6T5d6zcT

02 Sep 2021

The pandemic has caused major disruption to dental services. Among the many clinical areas affected are referrals f… https://t.co/TeqCHF9T9l

01 Sep 2021

Reflective practice is common – but do your insights go deep enough to ensure lasting change? MDDUS senior risk adv… https://t.co/qS9doxwQcM

31 Aug 2021

Dr Amy Walker shares her experience of a clinical error that profoundly changed her clinical practice, while traini… https://t.co/T93xWT9B3m

30 Aug 2021

Taking place this Thursday, 2 September, our training event ‘Leadership: Conducting an interpersonal conflict resol… https://t.co/ShKyZbrEwi

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