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9 August 2018
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) revealed it supported UK medical and dental members with 40,000 requests for advice and support in 2017, including over 1,000 case files about coroner's inquiries.
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.
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.
31 March 2018
From 1 April 2018, a statutory duty of candour will be in place in Scotland requiring healthcare organisations to be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong and to offer them an apology, explains the Medical Defence Union (MDU).
27 March 2018
There should be clearer guidance for Coroners, the police and the Crown Prosecution Service to prevent doctors being needlessly put through a gross negligence manslaughter investigation, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said today.