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Impact of Covid-19 related claims on doctors' health and wellbeing must be recognised, says MDU

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.

MDU calls for national debate over protecting NHS from COVID-19 clinical negligence claims

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.

MDU advice for doctors making difficult decisions about competing interests during COVID-19

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.

MDU supporting medical students and foundation doctors during COVID-19 pandemic

7 April 2020

The MDU has launched a package of support to help medical students and foundation doctors during the COVID-19 outbreak.

MDU supporting members during the Covid-19 outbreak

20 March 2020

The MDU has announced a package of benefits to help retired members during the Covid-19 outbreak.

MDU responds to statement on GP historical clinical negligence claims

19 March 2020

The MDU has responded to news about the existing liabilities scheme.

Coronavirus
COVID-19

18 March 2020

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is working with doctors to answer any medico-legal queries about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Majority of doctors responding to MDU survey concerned about being criticised

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.

MDU and indextra partner to support doctors with online medical library

24 February 2020

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading indemnity provider, is partnering with indextra, the comprehensive online medical library app.

MDU warns doctors to protect their online privacy to prevent advances from infatuated patients

13 February 2020

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is warning healthcare staff to consider whether they are revealing too much about themselves online