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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
The scheme was introduced from 1 April 2019 for GPs in England and Wales.
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Over 97% of calls to our medico-legal advisers connected straight away during normal working hours.
Over the last 10 years we successfully defended over 76% of claims, making no compensation payment.
After state indemnity you’ll still need our expert guidance. MDU support can help reduce any anxiety or stress.
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MDU update for members
An amendment to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 will introduce liberty protection safeguards (LPS) to replace the current deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS) in England and Wales.
The coroner holds an inquest if a death has been sudden and unexplained, when the cause is unknown, or the death is unnatural.
An investigation from the HSIB has concluded that a national approach is needed in order to tackle the recognition and response to deteriorating patients.
Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people