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The Medical Defence Union (MDU) is reminding GPs that they will continue to need membership of a medical defence organisation following the introduction of state-backed indemnity in April 2019.
Commenting today on the Government’s announcement that it will support a new build indemnity scheme, Paul Broadhead, BSA Head of Mortgage Policy, said:
The MDU welcomes the announcement that the Welsh government will introduce a state-backed scheme to provide clinical negligence indemnity for GPs and primary healthcare staff in Wales from April 2019.
Ahead of Friday’s meeting of the BMA’s local medical committees (LMCs) in England, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) has written to all LMC chairs to remind them of the steps it is taking to support GPs with the cost of indemnity