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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
The medico-legal implications for doctors and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Over 98% of calls to the MDU medico-legal helpline are connected straight to a medico-legal adviser during normal working hours.
Over the last 10 years we successfully defended almost 77% of claims, making no compensation payments.
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That's why, should something go wrong, we're with you every step of the way.
With state-backed indemnity, you still need our expert guidance. MDU support can help reduce any anxiety or stress.
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Many students have been in touch with questions about how the coronavirus pandemic will affect their studies, entry into practice and medical defence organisation membership.
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