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20 December 2017
Figures from the leading medical indemnifier of UK GPs, the Medical Defence Union (MDU), show that around 40% of its GPs members are retiring before age 60.
19 December 2017
The number of complaints reported to the GMC that reached a full scale investigation dropped by more than 35% in five years, according to a new report from the GMC.
1 December 2017
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) said a report calling on the Government to get a grip on the spiralling costs of clinical negligence claims means the problem can no longer be ignored.
29 November 2017
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, is providing corporate indemnity to all 17 GP federations in Northern Ireland.
8 November 2017
The MDU has written to all LMC chairs to remind them of the steps it is taking to support GPs with the cost of indemnity.
18 October 2017
MDU statement in response to Government addendum on GP indemnity
12 October 2017
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) will be reducing indemnity subscriptions for GPs and primary care staff working in England by around 50% ahead of anticipated government support with indemnity costs.
9 October 2017
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is asking GPs to get behind its Save General Practice campaign by writing to their MP about the impact the indemnity crisis is having on the profession and patients.
4 October 2017
GPs are being given six steps to consider when patients fail to attend appointments, to help improve attendance and avoid medico-legal issues.
29 September 2017
For the third year running, MDU GP members undertaking additional out-of-hours sessions over the peak winter period can apply to have their indemnity costs funded by NHS England.