We care, because you do

As a nurse, practice manager or other healthcare professional, you’re expected to have extensive knowledge of a wide range of subjects related to your role. You can count on our personal support should you need expert medico-legal guidance.

We’re here for you with free online CPD and educational courses. Practice managers may be interested in our group scheme. It’s free to set up and offers benefits like practice-based seminars.

You can turn to us if you face a patient complaint, disciplinary hearing or fitness to practise investigation. We’re here to support you.

Why you should choose the MDU

What are the benefits?

  • Robust defence of your professional reputation if you face a fitness to practise investigation or disciplinary hearing.
  • Professional indemnity which meets regulatory requirements, pays your legal costs and compensates patients if you face a claim.
  • If a patient complains about the care you’ve been involved in providing, get our advice on how to respond effectively.
  • 24-hour confidential medico-legal helpline for support with difficult ethical issues such as patient consent, capacity and confidentiality.
  • Stay up to date with case studies, ethical dilemmas and the MDU journal.

Becoming a member

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Once you’re happy to proceed, you’ll need to complete an application form.

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