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MDU welcomes step forward for openness and learning in NHS

After a successful campaign to improve the safe space provisions in the Health and Care Bill, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) explains why this is a step forward for patient safety. Following its return from the House of Lords to the House of Commons this week, both chambers have now agreed that coroners should not routinely… Read more »

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MDU offers free membership for doctors fleeing war in the Ukraine

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, announced today it will be offering to waive the first year of membership subscriptions for doctors who are fleeing the Ukraine or other conflict zones and are looking to resume practice in NHS roles. This follows news that the GMC is planning to fast track… Read more »

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Mark Quinsey's funeral will take place later today
Funeral for N. Ireland soldier

By politics.co.uk staff The funeral of one of the two soldiers shot dead in Northern Ireland is due to take place later today. Mark Quinsey, 23, was killed along with Patrick Azimkar, 21, as they collected a pizza delivery at the Massereene Barracks in Antrim. His funeral is expected to take place at Highters Heath… Read more »

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Two more arrested over NI police officer murder

By politics.co.uk staff Two more men have been arrested over the murder of Northern Ireland police officer Stephen Carroll. The men, aged 31 and 27, were arrested in Craigavon, County Armagh, this morning, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirmed. Five other people are being questioned by police over the murder of PC Carroll,… Read more »