We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.
If you choose to customise the site it will help you to find the most relevant content for your needs. You will still be able to access all content on the site.
Don't have an account?
Click here to register
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.
With state-backed indemnity, you 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.
Complaints are unavoidable, so knowing how to deal with them appropriately when they arise is vital.
Insight into the challenges our members have faced and how we have assisted.
Book our 1-hour group seminars at your hospital.
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.
Organ donation will be moving to an 'opt out' system in 2020.
How identifying and allowing for bias in your clinical practice can help anticipate medico-legal issues.
Issuing a formal warning to patients about their behaviour isn't a step most doctors take lightly – but if you ever have to, here's what you should know.
New rules for the notification of deaths come into force on 1 October 2019.
An early diagnosis of myeloma has the potential to improve the prognosis and quality of life of the patient.