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Our track record speaks for itself. Over 70% of claims successfully defended.
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Money is haemorrhaging out of the NHS in compensation claims. Dr Christine Tomkins, MDU chief executive says something needs to be done.
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Although it is impossible to entirely eliminate risk from medical practice, the MDU provides a model of defence supported by expert evidence.
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Our courses provide 6 CPD credits and will help you mitigate risk in your professional life, assist you in furthering your career, and enhance patient safety.
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Doctors face medico-legal and ethical challenges every day. With our expert guidance from fellow doctors you can practise with confidence.
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You don’t have to be in a crisis to call us. Talking things through with our advisers can be invaluable.
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Writing a medico-legal report
Clinical negligence claims explained
Minimising risks in out-of-hours consultations
Statutory duty of candour in secondary care
Ophthalmic case study
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GROUPCARE – The MDU group scheme for GP practices
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the regulator for health and adult social care in England.
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