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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.
20 April 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) says doctors should be spared from the stress and anxiety of medical negligence claims following the pandemic.
15 April 2020
Action to withdraw life-saving treatment that is in the patient's interests should not be taken unless the court first rules this is lawful.
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
29 October 2019
A new bill provides healthcare staff with a safe space to speak freely to investigators.
12 July 2019
The NHS is under enormous strain from rising costs of clinical negligence claims.
27 June 2019
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is coming to the aid of stressed out GP practice teams with the launch of a free employee assistance helpline for members of its practice group scheme.