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.

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Statutory duty of candour in Northern Ireland MDU submission

The MDU recently submitted a document to the NI Department of Health's IHRD (Inquiry Into Hyponatraemia-related Deaths) Duty of Candour Workstream, relating to on-going work aimed at establishing a statutory duty of candour in the country.

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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.