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8 September 2022
Over half (55%) of individuals working in independent practice feel their stress and anxiety levels are now worse compared to before the pandemic, according to a new survey published today by the MDU.
4 August 2022
Legal costs in some lower value medical negligence claims exceed compensation paid to patients.
26 July 2022
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) says it is extremely worrying that the amount of money earmarked to cover the total cost of clinical negligence claims (including both IBNR and PPOs) against the NHS in England has risen to £128.6 billion.
22 July 2022
Changes to the GMC’s core guidance for doctors could lead to more regulatory investigations.
Medical leaders have written to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care over delays to GMC reforms.
18 July 2022
Nurses now face a similar range of medico-legal investigations into incidents as doctors.
5 July 2022
Speaking at an event today, the MDU said more flexible regulation of doctors could avoid unnecessary fitness to practise investigations
29 June 2022
An MDU survey of more than 400 doctors shows doctors’ willingness to be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong in their care.
27 June 2022
GMC will not contest appeal involving Dr Arora.
7 June 2022
Government figures reveal that clinical negligence liabilities have risen to £86 billion.