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Step forward for safe spaces welcomed by MDU

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has welcomed a vote in the House of Lords to strengthen the ‘safe-space’ provisions under which healthcare professionals can take part in investigations that take place following a patient safety incident. Dr Matthew Lee, MDU chief executive said: “The need to move away from a culture of blame, to one… Read more »

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MDU initiative sees foundation doctor members raise over £30,000 for the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund and the Doctors’ Support Network

Foundation Year 1 members (FY1) of the Medical Defence Union (MDU) have raised over £30,000 which will be divided between the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund and the Doctors’ Support Network, two charities which provide health, wellbeing and financial support to doctors and medical students across the UK. The MDU reduced the first-year subscription from £10 to £5 for… Read more »

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UK-Norway energy deal to create 1,600 UK jobs

Over 1,600 jobs will be created in the UK as part of an initiative to secure the nation’s long-term energy supply, according to prime minister David Cameron’s speech in Oslo, Norway, yesterday.