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Created by GPs for GPs

Medical Defense Society

An MDO for General Practitioners and GP Clinics

A new kind of MDO

We can help members avoid risk and respond efficiently and quickly to any professional difficulties that may arise



Advisory Service

Our experienced medico-legal advisory team are able to provide expert advice on a wide range of issues. We also offer free advice on HR and employment law matters. Our in-house team of GPs understand the challenges of modern practice and are able to offer that much needed help and support.



Medical Defense Society offers membership which includes access to legal and professional indemnity*. Our indemnity package meets the legal requirements and standards set by GMC and NHS England including a minimum cover of £10 million.


As a mutual organisation, we exist solely for the benefit of our GP members and no dividends are paid to shareholders. We are able to tailor a membership to meet your practice requirements.


We are proud to be able to offer a truly felxible service to support our members at every step of their career.

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