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23 October 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has welcomed news that proposals to change the way compensation claims are calculated in Northern Ireland may not now go ahead.
30 September 2020
Guidance includes seven key principles of decision making and consent.
14 September 2020
Guidance has been published on the way the GMC will assess a doctor's fitness to practise during the pandemic.
17 August 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) responded to a consultation on the setting of the personal injury discount rate in Northern Ireland.
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.