Advice for members

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Why join MDDUS?

MDDUS is a UK-wide organisation which has been providing legal support, advice and access to professional indemnity to members for over 110 years.

MDDUS members enjoy access to a range of benefits including:

  • Professionally trained medico- and dento-legal advisers who are qualified in medicine and dentistry and available to speak to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Medical and dental indemnity against claims of negligence
  • Legal representation from solicitors who are leading experts in the medico-legal and dento-legal field
  • Representation and legal support at General Medical Council (GMC) and General Dental Council (GDC) proceedings, which are increasing in frequency and cost
  • Assistance in dealing with complaints at all stages
  • Assistance with disciplinary matters
  • Legal representation and support at fatal accident inquiries and coroner's inquests
  • Worldwide indemnity for Good Samaritan acts
  • HR and employment law advice line available to members who employ staff or practice managers within MDDUS practice schemes
  • Quality and continuity of service regardless of where you work in the UK - we were the first defence organisation to have offices in both Scotland and England
  • Competitive membership rates - as a mutual, we do not have shareholders or pay dividends. This means we are able to keep our subscription rates low and all of the income generated by subscriptions is invested back into the organisation and services for the benefit of members
  • Discounts of at least 20% on a range of textbooks and training.

Want to know more about benefits of MDDUS membership?

Contact the MDDUS Membership Team now on 0333 043 0000 or read these FAQs.

Prevention is better than the cure

Call our advisory teams as soon as you think you may be facing a problem. MDDUS advisers are available to members 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland Registered in Scotland No 5093 at Mackintosh House, 120 Blythswood Street, Glasgow, G2 4EA.