Our vision is to lead on service, underpinned by supporting attributes.

MDA National is a doctor owned, specialist medical defence organization (MDO) that truly recognises the unique challenges you face as you navigate through your training years.

We’re ‘on call’ to help guide and advise you providing you with the support you need relevant to each stage of your career progression.

We ensure you have the right level of medical indemnity insurance and access to expert medico-legal advice AND we are committed to equipping you with additional skills and knowledge, beyond your clinical training, to help you become the best doctor you can be.


  • Unwavering Member care
  • Expert in-house medico-legal advice
  • On call- our advisors are available on call (in emergencies)
  • Dedicated medico-legal support/resolution
  • Comprehensive medical indemnity insurance cover for investigations and malpractice cases not covered by your hospital
  • MDA APP
  • Member Online Services
  • Medico-legal library and blogs
  • Complimentary subscription to the Defence Update
  • Discounted insurance and membership fees until the end of your fellowship, subsidised by MDA senior doctor membership
  • Member discounts