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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
  • 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

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

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

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
  • 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

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
  • News

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
  • 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

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