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27 September 2021
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading mutual membership body offering indemnity and medico and dento-legal support to doctors and dental professionals, has appointed Dr Hugh Stewart to the role of professional services director.
21 September 2021
Nearly a third of doctors surveyed by the MDU are concerned about the consequences of admitting errors.
2 September 2021
Two thirds of the 418 doctors who responded to the survey said levels of abuse had increased since the start of the pandemic.
16 August 2021
We reveal today that almost all the requests we receive from healthcare professional members for help with medico-legal issues are supported.
10 August 2021
Over half (58%) of consultants working in independent practice have provided additional NHS services to support colleagues and patients during the pandemic, according to a new survey published today.
27 July 2021
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) welcomes today’s publication of the GMC’s annual National Training Survey which found that almost 9 in 10 trainees described their clinical supervision as good or very good while 9 in 10 trainers also stated that they enjoyed their role supporting the next generation of doctors.
14 July 2021
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK's leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS), an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector.
6 July 2021
A House of Commons committee report into maternity safety recommends reforms.
17 June 2021
Long awaited reform of healthcare regulation could lead to the GMC investigating more cases against doctors dating back beyond five years.
15 June 2021
The Medical Defence Union has called for tougher sentences for people posing as registered medical doctors to protect the public in the wake of the pandemic.