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30 September 2020
Guidance includes seven key principles of decision making and consent.
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.
13 February 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is warning healthcare staff to consider whether they are revealing too much about themselves online
14 November 2019
The MDU welcomed an independent review into doctors' and medical students’ wellbeing