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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.
10 August 2017
An outdated and adversarial legal system is leading to doctors and patients having to endure considerable stress and anxiety caused by medical negligence claims, yet few succeed, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said today.
31 July 2017
Recommendations to establish a working party to examine fixing costs for clinical negligence claims valued at up to £25,000 do not go far enough to reduce the burden of litigation on the NHS, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said today.