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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 guidance on the go.
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.
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Find out about the membership benefits for your role, and everything you need to know about joining us, from getting a quote to applying.
Your round-up of the latest medico-legal news, with a focus on patient safety, clinical negligence, new legislation and guidance impacting your practice.
The GMC's statutory purpose is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine. It has 'strong and effective legal powers designed to maintain the standards the public have a right to expect from doctors'.
The MDU defended a GP member in a high value case concerning an alleged failure to refer to hospital for suspected endocarditis.
Emergency departments are like a canary in the mine for the NHS, says the president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
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.