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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
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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
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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
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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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03 Sep 2019

And for those of you that participated in today’s webinar here is the very fabulous Kay Grant strutting the same we… https://t.co/uTHYE4GaeY

03 Sep 2019

Hope you enjoyed our webinar today “Raising and responding to concerns: your duties as a doctor” with @lou_kay lots of great feedback.

29 Aug 2019

RT @MissCocking: We told you we'd be busy! We'll be exhibiting here in November. The MDDUS - Practice managers' conference. https://t.co/d…

29 Aug 2019

Happy Thursday everyone. Looking forward to our Patient Safety Masterclass today for GPs and Practice Managers with… https://t.co/Pb9TDeHQfB

27 Aug 2019

Looking forward to welcoming delegates to our course "Professionalism:fulfilling your duties as a doctor" in Glasg… https://t.co/mtSyH56VVE

27 Aug 2019

Can you handle feedback? In our latest edition of FYi, @lizprice_risk our senior risk adviser explains why learning… https://t.co/Oh3U9KOUCF

27 Aug 2019

Glad you enjoyed it.... https://t.co/KFwjr5CJpp

21 Aug 2019

Well done guys and especially our own @SHenderson755 and also well deserved. https://t.co/hYGvEfHNoy

20 Aug 2019

Whoops - deliberate mistake! It’s GDPR in Practice this am......

20 Aug 2019

Looking forward to our course this am “GDPR, one year on”. Our fantastic risk advisers Alan and @lou_kay are gettin… https://t.co/UUb4y4xvfa

20 Aug 2019

RT @SHenderson755: @TheWholeT00th @DentistGoneBadd @TheBDA 2/2 I would much rather defend cases, and @MDDUS_News does just that where we ca…

16 Aug 2019

RT @jasonleitch: Simulated colorectal outpatient appointment done entirely by video thanks to @NHSNearMe. Game changing. @clareupnorth @NHS…

16 Aug 2019

RT @SportsDocSkye: @jasonleitch @NHSNearMe @clareupnorth @NHSHighland @StephAdams_EDI

15 Aug 2019

RT @aman999arora: 🖌 Humbled to write about preventing #burnout through utilising #stress in a positive way. 🙏 Thank you @MDDUS_News for a…

14 Aug 2019

RT @SHenderson755: @RothEdEducator It’s important that all involved know what the process should be, know how to treat the subject of the i…

13 Aug 2019

RT @GPonlineLuke: GPs, a patient tells you they want to film a consultation, but you feel a little uncomfortable - what do you do? The @MD…

13 Aug 2019

Alan Frame one of our Risk Advisers shares some more advice if patients ask to record consultations https://t.co/pNcGaOfU99

08 Aug 2019

RT @SG_PrimaryCare: Thank you to Dr Morton at Craigmillar Med Practice and Drs Fairclough and Stenke, Riverside Med Practice for being so g…

07 Aug 2019

Looking forward to our social media webinar today with our senior risk adviser @lizprice_risk which will examine th… https://t.co/WOnHoZGMAQ

07 Aug 2019

We loved this. Happy Wednesday folks. https://t.co/rtjkCiIRZe