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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.
23 June 2020
The NHS could be overwhelmed by an avalanche of negligence claims over the next few years.
15 June 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has appointed David Pranklin as its new head of claims handling.
2 June 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has been notified by its members of well over 300 complaints since lockdown began on 23 March.
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.
6 May 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has made its online learning free to all healthcare professionals to provide enhanced support during the COVID-19 pandemic.