Making the most of messaging

Text messages and other apps are an easy way to reach patients, but the convenience can sometimes come with complications.

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Hands together

Join the MDU in our fight to save general practice

We're taking positive steps to safeguard NHS general practice for the future, but we need your help.

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Interview with Paul Riordan-Eva

Paul Riordan-Eva speaks about his new role as chair of the MDU’s board of management.

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Pensions tax changes for independent practitioners

Changes to the tax relief available on pensions could affect many practitioners' future income.

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It's about taking the risk out of the equation.


Safer by design

A doctor's own knowledge and learning are key to helping improve patient safety, but invention and innovation can play a vital role as well.

Paper boats

Transitional Benefits explained

We're offering a new type of membership for NHS GPs working in England.

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Magnifying glass and documents

Inquest assistance

An MDU member was able to call on us at short notice to help with three separate inquests.

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Pulmonary embolus claims analysis

Dr Beverley Ward and Dr Simon Watkin review MDU cases involving pulmonary embolus.

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Sentencing Council consultation on gross negligence manslaughter

Our response to a consultation on sentencing guidelines for manslaughter is just one example of how we campaign on doctors' behalf.

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