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.

GROUPCARE benefits

If your practice has half or more of the GPs in your practice that are MDU members*, you can benefit from setting up a GROUPCARE scheme. It's open to all GP practices, is free to set up and offers exclusive benefits. Benefits include:

  • free employment law and health and safety advice lines from Peninsula
  • access to membership for physician associates
  • business support, advice and practice-based training
  • support for GP networks
  • dedicated local GP liaison manager

Practices with all GPs in the practice that are MDU members unlock even more benefits. They include:

  • free confidential employee assistance helpline from Peninsula
  • access to discounted HR support from Peninsula's Face2Face service

Find out more about setting up your GROUPCARE scheme.

* Excluding GP locums, GPSTs and trust indemnified GPs.