MDA is a medical defence and indemnity organisation. Its charter is to advise and represent doctors facing potential investigation, writs or charges against them arising from their medical practice and to provide compensation to patients where negligence is proven.
In times of trouble, it is the case managers at MDA who are a doctor's best friend: dedicated, often passionate in their defence of those doctors who stand accused of wrong doing.
In times of trouble, it is the case managers at MDA who are a doctor's best friend; dedicated, often passionate in their defence of those practitioners accused of wrongdoing. Opposing them are the lawyers determined to win the best deal for their clients - those patients accusing their doctors of negligence. Between them stand some challenging cases where guilt, innocence, responsibility and acceptable medical practices are in dispute. This is the drama of MDA.
Now hospitalised after his heart attack, Happy has to make do with the snippets of information that he can glean from his staff regarding Dr Liz Gibson who once again has to front the Health Review Board. Despite his condition, Happy still wants to play a part in her defence, especially since Dr Tim Whitney has tried to shift blame over Fiona Murphy’s death.