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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
Our selection of member case studies provides a valuable opportunity for shared learning.
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Over the last 10 years we successfully defended over 76% of claims, making no compensation payment.
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Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
Patients travelling to malaria hotspots should be encouraged to seek early medical advice about preventative measures.
The MDU defended a GP member in a high value case concerning an alleged failure to refer to hospital for suspected endocarditis.
Mediation can get both sides talking again when conflicts arise.
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.