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MDDUS support for GP group schemes
A RANGE of benefits are available to GPs working in practices across the UK where the majority are MDDUS members.
World Patient Safety Day 2020 – comment by Chris Kenny, CEO of MDDUS
Marking World Patient Safety Day (17 September 2020), MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny explains how we promote safe patient care.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given of the One Hundred and Seventeenth Annual General Meeting of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland
Update on Government’s Existing Liabilities Scheme
The Existing Liabilities Scheme for General Practice in Wales (ELSGP) is expected to begin applying to relevant MDDUS members on 30 June 2020.
MDDUS issues Notice of Special General Meeting
The MDDUS Board has agreed to convene a Special General Meeting (SGM) on Friday 19 June 2020 at 9.45am. The purpose is to consider a special resolution to amend the Articles of Association of MDDUS in regard to the reappointment of directors.
MDDUS addresses fears of a spike in prosecutions following COVID-19
MDDUS is calling on the UK’s Law Officers to direct courts to take the unique circumstances of the pandemic into account during any related criminal claim raised against doctors or dentists.
Notice of Special General Meeting
Notice is hereby given of a Special General Meeting (SGM) of MDDUS, which the Board has agreed to convene on Friday 19 June 2020 at 9.45am.
Concern over complaints against doctors post-COVID-19
A CROSS-PARTY group of MPs has joined forces to urge Government ministers to commission an independent advisory report into how patient complaints and claims against doctors will be dealt with fairly after COVID-19.
Making challenging ethical decisions
IN the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians may be called upon to make difficult ethical decisions, such as which patient gets the last ventilator.
Message from CEO Chris Kenny
We know that the practical, ethical and legal challenges secondary care doctors face will only increase in the coming weeks due to COVID-19.