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27 July 2018
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) says doctors being investigated following a patient's unexpected death need support and understanding from their trust or primary care organisation.
13 July 2018
The MDU has responded to the publication of NHS Resolution’s annual report for 2017/18, which shows its balance sheet provisions have almost trebled to £77 billion in four years.
2 July 2018
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has today launched their new app.
27 June 2018
Around three quarters (73%) of 404 GPs taking part in a Medical Defence Union (MDU) survey* about indemnity costs say the MDU's introduction of Transitional Benefits membership with reduced priced subscriptions has improved the prospect they will continue working.
20 June 2018
The Medical Defence Union gave a cautious welcome to the draft Bill intended to give legal powers to the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB).
11 June 2018
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) said today it was hopeful the recommendations made in the Williams' review of gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare will lead to fewer needless investigations of doctors.
5 June 2018
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has today published advice outlining doctors’ duty of confidentiality when encountering patients who have sustained injuries from weapons such as knives, guns or even crossbows.
30 May 2018
With the recent revelation that 90% of NHS trusts in England have a gender pay gap, the Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading indemnifier of doctors, has teamed up with the Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA), to ensure its members benefit equally from expert leadership training.
14 May 2018
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) welcomes the announcement by Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething, that the Welsh government will introduce a state-backed scheme to provide clinical negligence indemnity for GPs and primary healthcare staff in Wales from April 2019.
23 April 2018
The Medical Defence Union, the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, is warning doctors to be aware of an emerging trend where drugs prescribed to patients appear for sale online.