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9 September 2021
As MPs begin detailed scrutiny of the Health and Care Bill, MDU head of government and external relations, Thomas Reynolds, explains why we are urging MPs to make a small but crucial amendment to the legislation.
14 July 2021
As the Health and Care Bill has its second reading in the House of Commons, MDU head of government and external relations Thomas Reynolds shares his reflections.
29 June 2021
The MDU recently responded to proposals from the Ministry of Justice to reform the judicial review process.
The MDU has responded to an eagerly awaited consultation on reforming healthcare professional regulation across the UK.
17 August 2020
The MDU has responded to the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland's consultation on changes to how the personal injury discount rate (PIDR) is set.
17 September 2019
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.
25 February 2019
The MDU's response to a consultation on appropriate clinical negligence cover emphasises the success of discretionary indemnity in ensuring compensation for patients.
20 December 2018
The spiralling cost of compensation facing the NHS means colossal sums of money are being diverted from patient care at a time when the service is under severe financial strain.
13 December 2018
In responding to the consultation from the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (the Ombudsman) on its clinical review procedure, the MDU welcomed the recognition that the clinical assessment procedure needs to be fair and transparent.
28 August 2018
Recoverability of After the Event (ATE) premiums for clinical negligence expert reports continues to create disproportionality between legal costs and damages awarded.