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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.
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.
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.
7 April 2020
The MDU has launched a package of support to help medical students and foundation doctors 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.