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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
With state-backed indemnity, you still need our expert guidance.
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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.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform aspects of clinical practice but we must think carefully about its adoption and regulation, says Dr Farzana Rahman.
Your decisions change lives for good.
That's why, should something go wrong, we're with you every step of the way.
Student members can access 3,000+ peer-reviewed questions on Synap.
There is clear guidance on appropriate relationships between current patients and doctors. Dr Beverley Ward considers the dating dilemmas you may not see coming.
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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.
Inquests and FAIs may be intimidating but they are just fact-finding inquiries
What to do and how to respond when patients go online to criticise your practice.
If you approach us for assistance with a claim, we'll ask you for specific documents and information.
If your fitness to practise is ever investigated by the GMC, understanding what to expect can make all the difference. Our detailed guide to the process will tell you what you need to know.