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MDU advises doctors on how to prevent a delayed diagnosis in prostate and testicular cancer
MDU continues ‘doctors for doctors’ ethos with new chief executive

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s first and leading medical defence organisation for doctors, today announced that it has appointed Dr Matthew Lee as its new chief executive. Dr Lee will take over from Dr Christine Tomkins, who is retiring in September after a long career supporting MDU members. Dr Tomkins has been in… Read more »

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Sir Menzies Campbell warns military covenant needs revising
Campbell calls for defence review

The military covenant needs to be reassessed in the first defence review in ten years, the Liberal Democrats say. Former leader Sir Menzies Campbell has chaired the party’s own policy study of defence issues and will present his report later today. “There’s clear evidence where the govt fails to honour its obligations, that is yet… Read more »

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Govt 'blocking mercenary regulation'
Govt ‘blocking mercenary regulation’

The government has been accused of blocking attempts to regulate private security contractors operating in war zones around the world, despite recent incidents showing mercenaries killing indiscriminately in Iraq. Campaign group War on Want say the government has made a sudden U-turn on the subject, with earlier assurances of regulation suddenly going cold. “Early in… Read more »