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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.
Unlock practice benefits.
Led and staffed by doctors with real life experience of the pressure you face.
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.
After state indemnity you’ll still need our expert guidance. MDU support can help reduce any anxiety or stress.
Open to all GP practices. The whole team can practise with confidence.
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Dr Jake Hard discusses the medico-legal issues involved in the treatment and management of people in prison and other secure environments.
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.
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