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6 August 2019
The introduction of transitional benefits membership led to 40% fewer GP members retiring in 2018.
15 July 2019
Personal injury discount rate to be increased to -0.25%
12 July 2019
The NHS is under enormous strain from rising costs of clinical negligence claims.
9 July 2019
The MDU welcomes the Department of Health plans to reform the GMC's fitness to practise (FTP) procedures.
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.
25 June 2019
A GMC report identifies some factors likely to account for the disproportionate referrals of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) doctors to fitness to practise procedures.
18 June 2019
A joint statement from healthcare regulators including the GMC, on the benefits of being a reflective practitioner, has been welcomed by the Medical Defence Union (MDU).
10 June 2019
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is alerting GPs to concerns about the small print in the rules governing the recently-introduced state indemnity scheme.
6 June 2019
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has welcomed recommendations into how the law on gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide are applied to medical practice.
3 May 2019
GPs are being reminded about the importance of notifying hospital colleagues of an advance decision by a patient, if they become aware that a patient has been admitted for treatment.