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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.
Practical tips in this free seminar on how to provide remote consultations in a safe and effective manner.
From virtual courses, e-learning modules, and seminars. Take a look at our lockdown learning options and choose what works for you.
Insight into the challenges our members have faced and how we have assisted.
Your decisions change lives for good.
That's why, should something go wrong, we're with you every step of the way.
With state-backed indemnity, you still need our expert guidance. MDU support can help reduce any anxiety or stress.
Understanding the consent process, and how it relates to children and people who lack capacity.
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.
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 tells you what you need to know.
Your quick guide on what to do if you're approached by the media.
Medico-legal adviser Dr Kathryn Leask discusses the proposed changes to the Caldicott principals.
Healthcare organisations (other than health service bodies) registered with CQC in England are subject to a statutory duty of candour.
If someone isn't satisfied with the response to their complaint after the first stage of the NHS complaints procedure, they can refer their complaint to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) for investigation.