The prospect of being sued is enough to set your pulse racing. But as well as a claim, a single adverse incident can lead to patient complaints, GMC referrals, Ombudsman investigations, performers' list actions, coroners' inquests and even criminal investigations – all at the same time.
If you're a GP in England and Wales you might be thinking that upcoming state indemnity will come to your aid if you are faced with a GMC investigation or an inquest. But you'd be mistaken.
Don't leave your career exposed by relying on state indemnity alone. As doctors ourselves, we know that even after the arrival of state indemnity you will still need the expert support and guidance that MDU membership provides.