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14 September 2020
Guidance has been published on the way the GMC will assess a doctor's fitness to practise during the pandemic.
11 August 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is advising GPs to be aware of the signs and symptoms of melanoma in an article featured in the latest edition of the MDU journal.
6 August 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has led to record numbers of doctors seeking support and advice with medico-legal and membership queries, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said today.
17 July 2020
The NHS will struggle to recover from the strain of the coronavirus pandemic unless urgent action is taken to relieve it from the burden of clinical negligence claims.
15 July 2020
The burden of medico-legal investigations on doctors needs to be minimised as complaints processes and other investigations resume.
7 July 2020
Members can now view their proof of membership in the MDU app.
15 June 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has appointed David Pranklin as its new head of claims handling.
19 May 2020
70 per cent of medical professionals surveyed feel that their stress and anxiety levels have increased since the beginning of the pandemic according to new research published by the UK’s leading medical defence organisation.
27 April 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is supporting a call by the think tank IPPR for a support package to protect medical professionals’ health and wellbeing during and after the pandemic.
16 March 2020
Doctors are concerned about the implications of attending a coroner’s inquest according to a new survey published today by the Medical Defence Union (MDU) to coincide with the latest edition of its journal.