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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.
14 September 2017
GPs are bombarded with ever more costly compensation claims, because of the current medico-legal climate.
7 September 2017
The MDU gave a cautious welcome to proposals to reform the way the discount rate is calculated
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has today welcomed the findings of an investigation into spiralling clinical negligence costs carried out by the National Audit Office (NAO).
4 September 2017
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is warning doctors of the need to act professionally and avoid discussing confidential information on so-called ‘closed’ social media groups.
16 August 2017
The excellence of the Medical Defence Union’s training for its medico-legal team has been recognised with a Princess Royal Training award.