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MDU makes enhanced online learning resources free to all

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.

MDU continues to achieve excellent results in defence of historic GP claims

29 April 2020

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is continuing to successfully defend the vast majority of its GP members’ compensation claims.

Impact of Covid-19 related claims on doctors' health and wellbeing must be recognised, says MDU

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.

MDU calls for national debate over protecting NHS from COVID-19 clinical negligence claims

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.

MDU advice for doctors making difficult decisions about competing interests during COVID-19

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.

MDU supporting medical students and foundation doctors during COVID-19 pandemic

7 April 2020

The MDU has launched a package of support to help medical students and foundation doctors during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Majority of doctors responding to MDU survey concerned about being criticised

16 March 2020

Doctors are concerned about the implications of attending a coroner’s inquest according to a new survey published today by the Medical Defence Union (MDU) to coincide with the latest edition of its journal.

MDU and indextra partner to support doctors with online medical library

24 February 2020

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading indemnity provider, is partnering with indextra, the comprehensive online medical library app.

MDU warns doctors to protect their online privacy to prevent advances from infatuated patients

13 February 2020

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is warning healthcare staff to consider whether they are revealing too much about themselves online

Doctors advised by MDU on how to support patients suffering from a phobia

3 December 2019

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is advising doctors on how they can assist patients who are suffering from a phobia.