Our impact

Influencing others on your behalf

At the MDU, we're driven by our members' medico-legal interests.

We work on your behalf to influence the medico-legal climate and make a positive change to the key areas that affect your profession and practice.

From campaigning for fairer compensation to consulting on more efficient FTP processes, we are active in defending our members' needs.

Find out more about our recent campaigns and consultations.

Doctor at desk

Government urged to rethink proposals to change indemnity arrangements for healthcare professionals

The MDU's response to a consultation on appropriate clinical negligence cover emphasises the success of discretionary indemnity in ensuring compensation for patients.

Stacks of pound coins

Reforms to control the costs of civil litigation have not done enough for clinical negligence claims, says MDU

Recoverability of ATE premiums for clinical negligence expert reports continues to create disproportionality between legal costs and damages awarded.