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24 April 2017
Dr Caroline Fryar, head of advisory services at the MDU, responds to news that the number of GMC investigations decreased by more than 800 in 2016.
Queries about confidentiality are one of the top reasons doctors call the Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK's leading medical defence organisation revealed today.
21 April 2017
Doctors undergoing a medical manslaughter investigation can be under scrutiny for many months, if not years, a senior Medical Defence Union solicitor will explain at a Royal Society of Medicine event today.
30 March 2017
From 1st April 2017, all NHS patient complaints in Scotland should be managed in accordance with the new NHS Scotland Complaints Handling Procedure.
28 March 2017
A government Order, which comes into force today, will substantially increase compensation payments for clinical negligence claims.
20 March 2017
GPs are being warned about the importance of a prompt diagnosis of a condition which causes compression to nerve roots below the end of the spinal cord, to avoid patients suffering long term disability.
15 March 2017
The MDU explained why GPs are facing increased costs for indemnity, ahead of today's parliamentary debate on the matter.
28 February 2017
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) says yesterday's announcement by the Lord Chancellor that she intends to lower the discount rate from 2.5% to -0.75% will lead to a dramatic increase in the cost of indemnifying its members.
14 February 2017
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has issued advice to the increasing number of doctors distressed by negative reviews on online ratings sites.
30 January 2017
With today’s announcement by NHS England of the launch of a free, confidential mental health service for GPs, the MDU has issued advice for GPs suffering from stress or burnout.
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