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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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Clegg: Empower the nurses

By politics.co.uk staff The Liberal Democrats have set out their plans for the NHS today, with calls for nurses to be given greater power within the health service. Speaking at the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) conference in Bournemouth this afternoon, Mr Clegg downplayed the ‘I love NHS’ Twitter campaign which exploded last summer. “I… Read more »

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Andrew Lansley faced criticism of his party's funding
Shadow health secretary funding row

By Sasjkia Otto Andrew Lansley, the Conservative shadow health secretary, came under fire yesterday at a hustings for the alleged role of big business in his party’s finances and policies. Mr Lansley and his party were criticised at the hustings held in central London for accepting funding from the wife of the chairman of Care… Read more »