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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.
Practice savings and 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.
The MDU is here for you, no matter what challenges or difficulties you face throughout your career.
Find out more about the benefits of membership from the perspective of three MDU members.
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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.
Learning off-the-books as medical students volunteering in the ITU.
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 a patient has fluctuating capacity, or assessment of their capacity is complex, it may be helpful to seek medico-legal advice.
In partnership with the Medical Mediation Foundation, we consider ways of anticipating, understanding and dealing with patient or colleague conflict before it escalates.
You can appeal against any fitness to practise panel decision that restricts or removes your registration...
It's always important to maintain professional boundaries with patients...
A doctor may be subject to many investigations arising from a single clinical incident...