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MDDUS welcomes shared high level principles on remote consultations

MDDUS welcomes the publication today of High level principles for good practice in remote consultations and prescribing by UK healthcare regulators and organisations.

  • 08 November 2019
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MDDUS statement on new GMC guidance: The Reflective Practitioner - A Guide for Medical Students

MDDUS welcomes new GMC guidance for medical students on reflective practice

  • 04 September 2019
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MDDUS records another year of growth in face of external challenges

MDDUS is reporting yet another year of sustained membership growth while addressing external challenges and distractions.

  • 21 August 2019
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Discount rate change doesn't go far enough

The Lord Chancellor has today announced a change to the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments to minus 0.25%.

  • 15 July 2019
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MDDUS statement on UK Government response to consultation "Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation"

MDDUS Director of Advisory and Legal Services Emma Parfitt comments on the UK Government consultation response on “Promoting Professionalism; Reforming Regulation”

  • 09 July 2019
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MDDUS welcomes GMC Fair to refer? report

Responding to today’s published GMC report Fair to Refer?, commissioned by the regulator to investigate the disproportionate number of referrals of BAME doctors to the GMC, MDDUS medical adviser Dr Susan Gibson-Smith said:

  • 24 June 2019
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MDDUS board member receives CBE in Queen birthday honours list

MDDUS board member Professor Jason Leitch has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

  • 07 June 2019
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MDDUS welcomes findings of Hamilton review

Responding to the publication of the Independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide in medical practice, MDDUS joint head of medical division Dr John Holden said

  • 06 June 2019
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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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08 Nov 2019

On a clear, crisp #autumn day the blue sky view's a cracker from the top floor of our offices in #Glasgow… https://t.co/MJdfCygNWm

08 Nov 2019

Dr Susan Gibson-Smith, Joint Deputy Head of Medical Division at MDDUS, today welcomed the publication of this set o… https://t.co/QrFcWVB81k

08 Nov 2019

What a great photo of you Janice! And fantastic to link up with @dundeeuni @DundeeDental final year students on suc… https://t.co/nQFyU8tSc4

25 Oct 2019

Read the new digital edition of MDDUS Insight magazine, for doctors, dentists and the wider healthcare team. All yo… https://t.co/iSdrW3rl2s

24 Oct 2019

Attending the RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference in Liverpool? Come and say hello to our team at stand D52 to find… https://t.co/YwLgNg7Iav

18 Oct 2019

RT @connectcomms: We're really chuffed with how the new interactive version of Insight magazine for @MDDUS_News turned out - can't wait to…

18 Oct 2019

Read the new digital edition of MDDUS Insight magazine, for doctors, dentists and the wider healthcare team. All yo… https://t.co/SQOtwxUqPI

18 Oct 2019

Read our review of @wellcomebkprize shortlisted book by doctor @sjauhar, Heart - a history, in the new digital edit… https://t.co/9G4HKdyMhH

17 Oct 2019

RT @theprobemag: Have a look at the stand from @MDDUS_News on stand number E33 #DentalShowcase #Dental #Dentistry https://t.co/hLqIc256Ir

17 Oct 2019

Would you have the courage to speak up in front of colleagues to raise concerns about an inappropriate comment or b… https://t.co/nx1xrAHuru

17 Oct 2019

Discover the challenges of human space flight in this fascinating article in the new-look digital Insight magazine.… https://t.co/nJiObpav6g

16 Oct 2019

Read the new digital edition of MDDUS Insight magazine, for doctors, dentists and the wider healthcare team. All yo… https://t.co/d72nMyK4Hi

08 Oct 2019

We’ve got a great deal to protect your primary care team. Come and speak to us @BestPracticeUK at stand N83 at Birm… https://t.co/44pWNLYleJ

30 Sep 2019

Want to know more about patients wanting to record consultations? Read our risk advisers latest advice @GPonlinenews https://t.co/amxvoSaK9m

27 Sep 2019

Glad we could help and that you found it useful. https://t.co/i5VyVluSnw

24 Sep 2019

RT @SHenderson755: @clt_uk @HealthRegLawyer Fascinating morning so far Regulation of Healthcare Professionals Conference. Heard from @prof_…

23 Sep 2019

RT @lizprice_risk: With Gaelle in Leeds excited to participate in the @NuffieldHealth GP conference! @MDDUS_News https://t.co/ll7DuMx3ZJ

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…