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4 May 2021
A change to the way compensation claims are calculated in Northern Ireland may lead to ‘marked increases’ in indemnity subscriptions for GPs.
15 April 2021
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has welcomed the findings of a review into the way healthcare regulators such as the GMC have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.
13 April 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increasing number of GPs and practice staff contacting the Medical Defence Union's (MDU) free employment law advice line for support and advice on issues including personal conduct, sick leave and staff grievances.
26 March 2021
We welcome the publication of long-awaited government proposals to streamline the way healthcare professionals are regulated.
23 March 2021
The NHS should emerge from the pandemic with systems in place to support staff dealing with adverse incidents and burnout.
11 March 2021
97% of GPs surveyed have received a complaint against them during the course of their career, according to research published by the UK’s leading medical defence organisation.
24 February 2021
Leading healthcare organisations have called on the prime minister to put in place a plan to manage the huge bill for outstanding clinical negligence claims to aid NHS recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 February 2021
Remote consultations have become normal for many doctors during the pandemic and concerns around prescribing remotely have led doctors to seek advice from the Medical Defence Union (MDU).
16 February 2021
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has launched a new membership service for consultants working in the Republic of Ireland.
15 February 2021
Doctors fear a wave of complaints due to the difficulties of caring for patients during the pandemic, according to a new survey published today.