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Sorry to see you go

MDDUS is saying goodbye to three longstanding members of staff, part of the lifeblood of the organisation for the last nearly 40 years.

  • 29 August 2019
  • News

Request a speaker or training event

As a member you may not realise that we can often bring training workshops to your local area.

  • 29 August 2019
  • News

Safeguarding reports and CNSGP

THE Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that the compiling of safeguarding reports for NHS patients will now be included within scope of the CNSPG (Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice) in England.

  • 29 August 2019
  • News

MDDUS records another year of growth in face of external challenges

MDDUS is reporting yet another year of sustained membership growth while addressing external challenges and distractions.

  • 27 August 2019
  • News

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the One Hundred and Sixteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

  • 21 August 2019
  • News

Changes to GP membership in England and Wales

HEAD of Membership Services at MDDUS, Stephen Kelly, offers a recap of changes in our GP membership offering post launch of state-backed indemnity schemes in England and Wales.

  • 30 July 2019
  • News

MDDUS response to regulation reform

MDDUS has commented on the Department of Health and Social Care response to its long-running consultation on Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation.

  • 30 July 2019
  • News

Discount rate change not far enough

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny has expressed disappointment in the limited change to the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments announced recently by The Lord Chancellor.

  • 29 July 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 June 2019
  • News

Sign up for new risk training days in Glasgow

EARN CPD points and explore key risk topics including confidentiality, professionalism and patient safety in a range of new MDDUS training days.

  • 27 June 2019
  • News

20 Feb 2020

RT @ScottishDental: An MDDUS Case Study: The GDC holds dentists to a higher standard of behaviour than the general public. https://t.co/eP2…

17 Feb 2020

RT @bmj_company: This year’s #TheBMJAwards finalists include an educational comic series on diabetes, a telemonitoring project to improve b…

17 Feb 2020

RT @GDC_UK: Some companies claim to train individuals to be legally qualified providers of tooth whitening treatments. But unless you are a…

14 Feb 2020

RT @bmj_company: The shortlist for this years #TheBMJAwards 2020 has been announced. Thank you to all the amazing teams who submitted their…

13 Feb 2020

Excited to work with you @WeMakeMags as we develop our new digital Insight #magazine in partnership with… https://t.co/TMlxpTMifH

13 Feb 2020

RT @lizprice_risk: Had a great morning delivering this risk management webinar for GP practice managers! If you want to watch a copy, just…

12 Feb 2020

MDDUS is pleased to have reached this agreement with the Welsh Government on an Existing Liability Scheme, which is… https://t.co/fabYOm0Wqb

12 Feb 2020

MDDUS' Senior Risk Adviser @lizprice_risk has provided guidance for GP practices in communicating with patients, fo… https://t.co/IDTscOovaP

12 Feb 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: With @WHO having recently declared the #Coronavirus outbreak as a global health emergency, MDDUS' Senior Risk Adviser @lizp…

12 Feb 2020

RT @GPonlinenews: Advice for GP practices on communicating public health information on #coronavirus - by @MDDUS_News https://t.co/PrynHpBA…

12 Feb 2020

With @WHO having recently declared the #Coronavirus outbreak as a global health emergency, MDDUS' Senior Risk Advis… https://t.co/CEBP2eOd5a

12 Feb 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: As a medical or dental professional, you are responsible for the care of your patients. But how do you look after your own…

11 Feb 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: For medical and dental professionals, the care of your patients always comes first. But how do you look after your own wel…

11 Feb 2020

For medical and dental professionals, the care of your patients always comes first. But how do you look after your… https://t.co/ZcLjMFYv1r

10 Feb 2020

As a medical or dental professional, you are responsible for the care of your patients. But how do you look after y… https://t.co/JVgL518Q5v

07 Feb 2020

ICYMI: On #TimeToTalkDay yesterday, MDDUS published new advice for medical and dental members to reflect on what st… https://t.co/v1nB6usRLP

06 Feb 2020

NEW: On #TimeToTalkDay MDDUS has today published advice for medical and dental members to reflect on what steps the… https://t.co/VjC453gn8e

06 Feb 2020

Cabinet Secretary for Health @JeaneF1MSP today united on #TimeToTalkDay with MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny, @RCGPScotland… https://t.co/J576Zi4BsK

05 Feb 2020

New rules taking effect in April will grant bereaved parents two weeks' paid time off work. MDDUS' Employment Law… https://t.co/x6XBEDLqRq

04 Feb 2020

Chris Kenny, CEO of MDDUS, responds to the Paterson Inquiry report published today https://t.co/OrShk4rBLM

New member feature

MDDUS strives to make your life easier; you can now notify us of involvement in a potential claim or other matter by logging into your account and completing the contact form