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Government can learn from BMJ Awards nominees

Speaking at the MDDUS-sponsored BMJ Awards at the Park Plaza Westminster last night, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 25 April 2019
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MDDUS welcomes GMC plans to reduce number of full investigations

Responding to the General Medical Council’s (GMC) announcement today that they plan to reduce the number of full investigations following a successful pilot scheme, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Naeem Nazem said:

  • 18 April 2019
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Dentists back MDDUS gold standard indemnity as membership rises by a third

Dental membership in England, Wales and Northern Ireland rose by almost a third during 2018 as dentists put their faith in MDDUS’ gold standard indemnity.

  • 12 April 2019
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MDDUS still in discussions with DHSC on existing liabilities

Commenting in response to today’s ministerial statement on the outcome of discussions with DHSC, Chris Kenny, CEO, MDDUS said:

  • 01 April 2019
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Members can still count on MDDUS to maintain their comprehensive protection

Today marks a step change in clinical indemnity for GPs in England and Wales as the new Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice in England (CNSGP) and General Medical Practice Indemnity in Wales (GMPI) comes into force.

  • 01 April 2019
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MDDUS welcomes PHSO review

Responding to today’s Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) review on how it uses clinical advice when investigating complaints, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith said:

  • 21 March 2019
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MDDUS responds to appropriate clinical negligence cover consultation

MDDUS believes there is no evidence to suggest healthcare professionals and patients will be better protected through regulation of clinical negligence cover – and that the current indemnity model remains the gold standard that serves healthcare professionals and protects patients.

  • 28 February 2019
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Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice regulations

Responding to the enabling regulations to implement the Government’s plans for a Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice in England, Chris Kenny, Chief Executive of MDDUS said:

  • 27 February 2019
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MDDUS responds to Matt Hancock MP Royal Society of Medicine speech

Responding to Matt Hancock’s point that “changes in practice by trusts are a necessary part of reducing the number and severity of claims” within his speech today at the Royal Society of Medicine, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 06 February 2019
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MDDUS responds to DHSC announcement on GP contract

Responding to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announcement on the new GP contract, MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny said:

  • 31 January 2019
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Proud to support @NACCSGBI 54th annual scientific meeting taking place in May #NACCSGBI2019 https://t.co/KdBxBJSMgm

11 hours 5 minutes ago

RT @edin1981: Congratulations to all those at last night’s #BMJawards in association with @MDDUS_News - with an excellent quest appearance…

12 hours 17 minutes ago

We are thrilled to be exhibiting at next month’s RCPCH Conference and exhibition, taking place in Birmingham from t… https://t.co/gVm6thTg2m

15 hours 23 minutes ago

RT @LondonwideLMCs: The new GP Contract requires practices to support 6 NHS England national marketing campaigns per year, which involves d…

15 hours 26 minutes ago

In case you didn't make it to #TheBMJAwards last night you can read our CEO's speech where he talks about the NHS O… https://t.co/aCerJZD0lw

16 hours 1 minutes ago

Our risk advisers Alan Frame and Kay Grant are at the North of Scotland Thrive Conference hosting a session on medi… https://t.co/vM7XrYEMUr

16 hours 21 minutes ago

Government can learn from #TheBMJAwards nominees says @MDDUS_News CEO Chris Kenny https://t.co/gNsnFUGUQ7 https://t.co/In63nYcUWa

19 hours 22 minutes ago

Good morning peeps. Hope you are not feeling too fragile after last nights celebrations @ #TheBMJAwards Here’s a pi… https://t.co/CpMhYnQ2DZ

24 Apr 2019

You are most welcome and glad you could join us Joanna. https://t.co/8Qjfm5Esm3

24 Apr 2019

RT @helengibson1: With our @PrimaryCareD colleagues @MDDUS_News & @JoannaBower17 @CAPSTICKSLLP at the British Medical Journal Awards @bmj_l…

24 Apr 2019

Well done to all the winners #thebmjawards https://t.co/w93evlfFTs

24 Apr 2019

What a great night at #theBMJAwards. Delighted to be the principal sponsor once again. Well done to all the winners.

24 Apr 2019

And now the final award for Outstanding Contribution to Healthcare .......goes to Dame Parveen Kumar Prof of Medici… https://t.co/cFYbRMb0ui

24 Apr 2019

And now penultimate award for research goes to UCL/UCLH on behalf of the Precision Team. Well done https://t.co/fIM5Yw9OeX

24 Apr 2019

The Primary Care Team of the Year @ #theBMJAwards goes to DIY Health Bromley byBow Health. Well done https://t.co/4t4LBdO2aK

24 Apr 2019

The Clinicsl Leadership Team of the Year goes to University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. You w… https://t.co/EKEnXvBf8C

24 Apr 2019

The Award for Innovation in Quality Improvement at #theBMJAwards goes to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Well done! https://t.co/RWik3GOI8z

24 Apr 2019

Education Team of the Year Award goes to ....Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust. Well done @ #theBMJAwards https://t.co/cTY2E9rFIK

24 Apr 2019

The winner of Digital Innovation is.....Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. You won @ #theBMJAwards Well Done. https://t.co/RJQfpq4XdA

24 Apr 2019

Prevention and Lifestyle Award goes to .....Barts Health NHS Trust. You won @ #theBMJAwards https://t.co/3PRe1nPnCU