MDA National provides the highest quality medical defence advice and support to enable our Members to keep on being the best doctors they can be.

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.

  • Every concern resolved with timely, practical and personalised advice 
  • Extended hours advice, 24/7 in emergencies – speak to a person not a machine
  • One contact person until Member’s query is resolved
  • Deep case history and knowledge of risks impacting all specialties
  • On-demand knowledge and education
  • CPD accredited learning relevant to specialty groups
  • Starting out in private practice discounts
  • Complimentary cyber security cover and access to crisis support for practices
  • New membership-based offerings (eg technology, professional development) that supports good medical practise
  • New loyalty-based discounts/dividends linked tenure & proactive risk prevention
  • Doctor-led and doctor-informed protection, service and claims management
  • Confidential peer-to-peer counselling via our Doctors for Doctors program
  • Focus on doctor wellbeing in all member service interactions
  • Close to where members are - local presence and expertise on the ground in every state
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date cover to ensure the right level of protection for every doctor/li>
  • Service delivery through channel of choice – phone/email/online
  • Broader service channels e.g.: web chat
  • App to easily access information and content
  • Great service experience through all in-person channels
  • Great, easy to use online experience through website and online portals
  • Med legal and educational resources available online in format that suits me
  • All front-line staff enabled to deliver right service first time
  • Data that lets us know you and your practice


Support provided to Anaesthetists and anaesthetic practices by categories*


medical records


Practice systems & management


practice management


medico-legal report





*Data considers calls received from 2017-2022.