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More doctors in the UK choose the MDU for their indemnity than any other medical defence organisation.
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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 over 77% of claims, making no compensation payments.
The MDU is here for you, no matter what challenges or difficulties you face throughout your career.
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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.
If you feel time slipping away when you need to complete your tasks, take some inspiration.
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