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Doctors are legally obliged to have adequate and appropriate indemnity in place from the moment they start practising in the UK. The good news is that MDU membership provides access to indemnity that meets the legal requirements.
30 January 2017
The NHS GP Health Service offers support to GPs and GP trainees suffering mental ill health and addiction.
23 January 2017
Why does indemnity for out-of-hours work and unscheduled care cost more and what can GPs do to try to minimise the risk to patients and to avoid facing a claim?
17 January 2017
How can GPs look after their health and avoid being the subject of a GMC complaint?
21 November 2016
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) has released guidance for trainee doctors entering reflective notes into their e-Portfolios.
25 October 2016
It's almost Halloween, the time of year when we pay tribute to those who have died and share tales of all things spooky, spine-tingling and scary. Perhaps there's no more relevant time for doctors to consider one particular situation they could face in their profession – what to do when their patient wishes to donate their body to medical science.
24 October 2016
Drug-related deaths in England and Wales reached their highest recorded level in 2015, according to Office for National Statistics data, which has led to concern about the availability of both legal and illegal drugs.
7 October 2016
GPs under pressure from increasing workload, patient demand and expectations are being provided with practical advice, support and resources via a new guide from the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund (RMBF), with support from NHS England.
22 September 2016
Alleged failure to diagnose Lyme disease is the most common reason for the condition to feature in recent complaints and claims reported to the MDU.
19 September 2016
A new sepsis toolkit has been launched by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), in partnership with Health Education England and NHS England.
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