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Winter Indemnity Scheme for out-of-hours work

NHS England has announced that it will again be running an indemnity scheme to support GPs doing extra out-of-hours (OOH) and unscheduled care work this winter.

  • 20 September 2018
  • News

Winter Indemnity Scheme for out-of-hours work

NHS England has announced that it will again be running an indemnity scheme to support GPs doing extra out-of-hours (OOH) and unscheduled care work this winter.

  • 20 September 2018
  • News

Insight Autumn Q3 2018 puzzle solution

Insight Autumn Q3 2018 puzzle solution

  • 03 September 2018

Dr Brendan Sweeney retires as MDDUS Chairman

THE MDDUS AGM in September will see the retirement of the current Chairman of the Board – Dr Brendan Sweeney

  • 29 August 2018
  • News

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.

  • 28 August 2018
  • News

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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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
  • News

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
  • News

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
  • News

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
  • News

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RT @HelenRCGP: @Peston Hi Robert, we @rcgp understand your frustration and GPs are frustrated too, our teams are working harder than ever,…

3 hours 47 minutes ago

Read response from @MDDUS_News Joint head of medical division Dr John Holden here https://t.co/dqO9VxpZX7 https://t.co/ZUbebHrHql

3 hours 51 minutes ago

Read @MDDUS_News Joint head of medical division Dr John Holden's response to the @gmcuk consultation on Decision ma… https://t.co/EoAa4PDAOA

21 Jan 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is at Inverclyde Education Centre today and tomorrow hosting sessions on the medi… https://t.co/nOAXCabiJh

18 Jan 2019

Read advice from @MDDUS_News on dealing with self-diagnosing patients https://t.co/fss53QQnL9 https://t.co/kcXAV5uDTr

18 Jan 2019

Our senior risk adviser Liz Price is holding a session this afternoon at Princess Elizabeth Hospital in Guernsey fo… https://t.co/V99QB3UZM1

17 Jan 2019

In the last 12 months we have opened nearly four thousand new case files and answered 6561 advice calls from GP mem… https://t.co/uemCXOW4nV

17 Jan 2019

In the last 12 months we have opened nearly four thousand new case files and answered 6561 advice calls from GP mem… https://t.co/BNnKtyqOuz

17 Jan 2019

The partnership model in general practice - can it be saved? Read @MDDUS_News CEO Chris Kenny's response to Dr Nige… https://t.co/oOu8FJPUtJ

16 Jan 2019

The partnership model in general practice - can it be saved? Read @MDDUS_News CEO Chris Kenny's response to Dr Nige… https://t.co/Mojal9Ukvb

16 Jan 2019

RT @BBCNews: Patient who objected to 'Asian doctor' silenced by receptionist https://t.co/7N5f8DmgW9

15 Jan 2019

Our risk adviser Alan Frame is in Huddersfield today hosting a @rcgp faculty training day session on avoiding harm… https://t.co/uHmpXUjMAq

14 Jan 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/NzNBS3daR1

14 Jan 2019

Months away from planned implementation, state-backed indemnity remains a great unknown and here at @MDDUS_News we… https://t.co/KsvVRHwJjD

14 Jan 2019

Solicitor @JoannaBower17 considers the status of reflective practice following the legal case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Gar… https://t.co/g9I0hwW2PO

14 Jan 2019

Trials, hope and research ethics. Professor @deborahbowman offers a personal perspective on the complex drivers and… https://t.co/0k57QRNe9K

14 Jan 2019

The latest edition of @MDDUS_News flagship member magazine Insight is out now https://t.co/SZfXo1N0ti https://t.co/DvQPSFmUNh

11 Jan 2019

In our last e-quarterly we asked our members if they have refreshed themselves on what @gmcuk says about delegation… https://t.co/HLFyEJRi4q

11 Jan 2019

RT @RCGPAC: You are very welcome! We are looking forward to seeing big numbers of First5 GPs in Liverpool this year - a great city to visit…

10 Jan 2019

A big thanks to all the practice managers who attended our risk adviser Alan Frame’s session on GDPR in Edinburgh t… https://t.co/r8D5zhZ5pW