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17 June 2021
Long awaited reform of healthcare regulation could lead to the GMC investigating more cases against doctors dating back beyond five years.
15 June 2021
The Medical Defence Union has called for tougher sentences for people posing as registered medical doctors to protect the public in the wake of the pandemic.
8 June 2021
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK's first and leading medical defence organisation for doctors, today announced that it has appointed a new chief executive.
1 June 2021
Nearly two thirds of medical professionals (65 per cent) surveyed believe that face-to-face prescribing ensures greater patient safety. according to new research published by the Medical Defence Union (MDU).
13 May 2021
73% of medical members who responded to a survey* stated they feel stressed and/or anxious on a weekly basis according to new research published by the Medical Defence Union (MDU).
11 May 2021
Proposals to remove health as grounds for a fitness to practise investigation are concerning.
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.