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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
The Government aim to introduce state backed indemnity for GPs in England and Wales.
Medico-legal event at The Law Society, London.
Led and staffed by doctors with real life experience of the pressure you face.
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.
With Transitional Benefits. For GPs working under an NHS contract in England and Wales.
Are you undertaking sessions as part of the 2018 winter indemnity scheme?
A short guide with case scenarios, designed to help you during your GP training.
See what events we will be attending.
Come along and speak to our liaison team.
You can call our medico-legal helpline
24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Find out about the membership benefits for your role, and everything you need to know about joining us, from getting a quote to applying.
Throughout December and January we ran a medico-legal quiz based on popular guidance and advice from our website.
Doctors are often silent patients, reluctant to come forward and seek help.
The MDU defended a GP member in a high value case concerning an alleged failure to refer to hospital for suspected endocarditis.
Dr Christine Tomkins, chief executive of the MDU and Professor Parveen Kumar CBE, president of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund (RMBF) discuss the issues facing doctors in distress and how both organisations can help.
A GP member queried their duty of confidentiality after the FTAC contacted them about a patient who was exhibiting potentially threatening behaviour towards a public figure.