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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.
Dame Clare Gerada speaks to Dr Catherine Wills about doctors' mental health and her work with the charity Doctors in Distress.
From virtual courses, e-learning modules, and seminars. Take a look at our lockdown learning options and choose what works for you.
Your decisions change lives for good.
That's why, should something go wrong, we're with you every step of the way.
Coronavirus conspiracy theories are on the rise online.
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.
Security and protection of personal data is a key concern when emailing clinical information.
Watch our on-demand webinar to hear about the medico-legal implications of dealing with challenging consultations and understanding misconduct in the workplace.
Patients become ‘challenging’ for a number of reasons. Here, we advise on managing the patient while protecting yourself, staff and other patients.
Patients have a legal right to request access to their medical records.
Learn more about complaints handling, what to do when you receive a complaint, the ombudsman’s view and tips on reaching a resolution.