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Double royal recognition for MDU’s employee training programmes

The excellence of the Medical Defence Union’s training for its membership and medico-legal team has been recognised by HRH the Princess Royal. City and Guilds group has awarded the Medical Defence Union (MDU) with two Princess Royal Training awards. The awards were made for the MDU’s membership development and medico-legal assistant training programmes. The not for profit,… Read more »

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MDU reveals over 99% of requests for help with medico-legal cases are supported

MDU reveals over 99% of requests for help with medico-legal cases are supported Leading not for profit indemnifier, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) revealed today that almost all the requests it receives from its healthcare professional members for help with medico-legal issues are supported. The MDU provides full assistance, which can include legal defence and… Read more »

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By Emmeline Saunders A voluntary national identity card scheme will be launched in Greater Manchester today designed to give young people “day-to-day convenience”. Manchester residents over the age of 16 who hold a UK passport will be able to apply for the £30 biometric ID cards from November 30th. Meg Hillier, a Home Office minister,… Read more »