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Medico-legal helpline

0800 716 646

How the MDU can help

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The MDU has a range of available resources that can guide you through the medico-legal aspects of CQC compliance.

24-hour medico-legal advice line

For medico-legal queries relating to CQC compliance, call our medico-legal advice line on 0800 716 646. They are available 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and provide an on-call service for medico-legal emergencies or urgent queries, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Guidance and advice

Take a look at our guides, videos, podcasts and FAQs covering topics such as confidentiality and consent.

Are you an MDU GROUPCARE scheme member?

If your practice has two or more MDU GPs* you could set up a GROUPCARE scheme absolutely FREE and enjoy even more exclusive member benefits

Benefits for all GROUPCARE scheme members:

On-site practice training seminars

Take advantage of free practice based training seminars – delivered by your local GP liaison manager on key topics such as Handling Complaints and Introduction to Health and Safety.

These on-site seminars are designed for all practice staff and are highly interactive, at a time to suit you.

Benefits for GROUPCARE PLUS and PREMIUM scheme members:

24-hour health and safety advice line

GROUPCARE PLUS and PREMIUM scheme members can access the Peninsula 24-hour health & safety advice line - completely free, consisting of a help desk available to you 24/7, providing instant guidance in resolving all kinds of health & safety issues.

24-hour employment law advice line

Access the Peninsula 24-hour employment law advice line, free of charge.

PREMIUM members have access to the Employwise website, which provides a secure database system for storing information.

Risk assessments

Book a free risk assessment that focuses on health and safety risks around the practice. Your local GP liaison manager will carry out a thorough risk assessment of the practice and provide a full report. To book a risk assessment, contact your local GP liaison manager.

You can find out how to set up a GROUPCARE scheme on our GROUPCARE website.

* Excluding GP locums, GPSTs and trust indemnified GPs.

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