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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.
15 June 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has appointed David Pranklin as its new head of claims handling.
2 June 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has been notified by its members of well over 300 complaints since lockdown began on 23 March.
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.
6 May 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has made its online learning free to all healthcare professionals to provide enhanced support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
29 April 2020
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is continuing to successfully defend the vast majority of its GP members’ compensation claims.
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.