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Deliver achievable clinical negligence reform without delay, says MDU

The House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee has published the report of its inquiry into NHS litigation reform. The Medical Defence Union (MDU) engaged closely with this inquiry, submitting written evidence. The MDU welcomes the publication of today’s report but cautioned against too much focus on fundamental and complex structural change, at… Read more »

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MDU scrutinising revised guidance for doctors on good medical practice

Responding to today’s announcement that the GMC is seeking views on a revised version of Good medical practice, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said that it will be scrutinising the significant changes being proposed. The MDU, the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, explained that regulations must be compatible with the realities of doctors’ working lives and… Read more »

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Cabinet discuss House of Lords reform plans
Cabinet to approve Lords reform plans

The cabinet is today expected to approve proposals to reform the House of Lords, which suggest it should be made up equal numbers of elected and appointed members. Jack Straw, the leader of the House of Commons, has drawn up the plans in an attempt to complete the reform of the upper chamber begun by… Read more »

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Tony Blair says he was not surprised to be interviewed by police
Blair: Police interview not surprising

Tony Blair has insisted it was “perfectly natural” and “not the slightest bit surprising” that he should be questioned by police over the cash for honours affair. Yesterday, he met with Scotland Yard officials for two hours at Downing Street, in what is thought to be the first such questioning of a sitting prime minister… Read more »