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Practice risks training days in London

CONFIDENTIALITY and other practice risks take centre stage at two upcoming MDDUS training days.

  • 29 August 2017
  • 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

  • 23 August 2017
  • News

Sign up for MDDUS dental training day

SPACES are still available for an MDDUS training day highlighting common pitfalls in dental practice.

  • 18 August 2017
  • News

Fixed recoverable costs delay is another step backwards

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny comments on the postponement of the Government’s response to the consultation on fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence cases.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

Online learning to comply with dental CPD requirements

MDDUS is reminding dentists that they will be required to complete a personal development plan as part of the new enhanced continuing professional development scheme (ECPD) announced by the General Dental Council.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

MDDUS offers reassurance over dental indemnity model

The GDC has warned it members that some insurance policies may be subject to exclusions that could affect the adequacy of their cover.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

Attention dental care professionals – have you declared your indemnity?

THE deadline for dental care professionals (DCPs) to renew their GDC registration is midnight tonight (31 July 2017) – and most DCPs will have paid their annual retention fee (ARF). But have you also declared your indemnity?

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

Do not be tempted to take shortcuts during consultations

Doctors should not be tempted to take shortcuts as a way of dealing with the time pressures of a ten-minute consultation, says MDDUS.

  • 27 July 2017
  • News

MDDUS pressing for clarity on Government action to reduce claims costs

CEO Chris Kenny provides an update on campaigning efforts by MDDUS to urge Government to tackle the drivers of rising indemnity costs

  • 03 July 2017
  • News

Practice managers risk training days

MANAGERS can learn about the most common and serious risks facing GP practices in the latest MDDUS training days in Glasgow and London.

  • 03 July 2017
  • 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,…

5 hours ago

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

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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