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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
Supporting you when you need it.
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 over 77% of claims, making no compensation payments.
Practical tips in this free seminar on how to provide remote consultations in a safe and effective manner.
From virtual courses, e-learning modules, and seminars. Take a look at our lockdown learning options and choose what works for you.
Insight into the challenges our members have faced and how we have assisted.
Your decisions change lives for good.
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.
Understanding the consent process, and how it relates to children and people who lack capacity.
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.
Getting a complaint response right first time is the best way to settle concerns and to reduce the risk of a complaint escalating.
Good records support patient care - and can mean you're not vulnerable to criticism in the event of a complaint or claim.
What to do if the press come knocking at the surgery door. Dawn Boyall, media relations manager, advises.
Medico-legal adviser Dr Kathryn Leask discusses the proposed changes to the Caldicott principals.
An overview of the coroner's role in Ireland, plus notifying and reporting deaths.