MEDSU is committed to Patient Safety & Quality Improvement in Medical Care.

Our mission is to enhance healthcare quality and assure patient safety, by supporting and empowering professionals, provider organisations and regulators.

What we do

MEDSU provide a holistic suite of online solutions and services to solve the highly complex governance and regulatory challenges faced in the healthcare sector today. 

By continually developing our products and range of services, MEDSU provide the infrastructure to enable and empower healthcare organisations and their professional workforce to meet their statutory and mandatory obligations.


MEDSU is an independent Healthcare Governance Organisation.

Optimising Outcomes

Healthcare Governance can be defined as the systemic interactions  that aim to ensure optimal outcomes in the delivery of healthcare.

Improving Standards

A fundamental element of healthcare governance are the systems and processes that support the competence, quality and behavioural standards of Healthcare professionals.

The MEDSU Story

Inception & Creation

Back in 2012 the UK lead the way with a new legal framework and system for ensuring the competence and continued fitness to practise of licensed medical practitioners. MEDSU was created by a group of senior medical professionals

Aim & Objective

Our aim was to support GMC licenced doctors in the UK with the new cycles of Appraisal and Revalidation that enabled them to maintain and renew their licence to practise.

10 Years Later

A decade on from our humble beginnings in 2022 MEDSU is the leading independent Healthcare Governance outsourcing and consultancy provider in the UK.

Outsourced Solutions

We provide Governance Infrastructure and outsourced solutions, comprised of  a growing array of products and services for Healthcare Professionals and Organisations.

The MEDSU Ecosystem

We provide a holistic suite of online solutions and services to solve the highly complex governance and regulatory challenges faced in the healthcare sector today. 

By continually developing our products and range of services we provide the infrastructure to enable and empower healthcare organisations and their professional workforce to meet their statutory and mandatory obligations.

Just some of our clients

What do our clients think of us?

Don’t just take our word for it, watch our client testimonial videos and read our client feedback to understand our ethos when it comes to supporting healthcare organisations.

Read our Client Testimonials:

As a specialist private pain management clinic, we had little resource to support the mandated compliance requirements for appraisal and revalidation so we reached out to MEDSU, who are the governance experts. We weren’t disappointed!


From the first time we liaised with them, their advice and guidance has been perfect! If I have a query, they are always quick to respond. Their team are well-trained and knowledgeable and always give us an appropriate answer. I appreciate their attention to detail and their support and expertise; not only for my own compliance as a doctor on the specialist register, but that our governance obligations as an independent healthcare provider clinic are extremely well managed. The support MEDSU provide us in dealing with regulatory bodies is faultless and their online appraisal technology is fantastic to use. I trust MEDSU 100%, am delighted with the service they provide and happily recommend them to other independent clinics seeking such outstanding governance support.

Dr Takashi Ito

Medical Director, Dr Ito Clinic

As the UK’s leading provider of online psychiatric mental healthcare, with a globally distributed workforce it was vital that Psychiatry UK aligned itself with the right choice of governance provider.


MEDSU was the obvious choice. An innovative heathcare governance provider delivering a unique combination of expertise, cutting edge technology and quality. As we’ve grown over the last eight years MEDSU have continued to not only meet but anticipate our needs. We know we’re in safe hands, and with MEDSU taking care of the myriad of goverance and regulatory obligations for our licenced professionals we can focus on the business of delivering great patient care

Dr. Andy Montgomery

Chair, Psychiatry-UK LLP

I have been involved with MEDSU for a number of years regarding appraisals and revalidation and they have always been contactable and extremely helpful.

I cannot recommend MEDSU enough in their attention to detail and for their service and assistance in any matters.

Dr. Lucy Glancey

Director, British Assocation of Body Sculpting

Having partnered with MEDSU for over 7 years now, their service has been invaluable to us as a growing locum agency setting.


Not only do they offer a good value service for our locums, they are always innovating their software platform to find new ways to make appraisal preparation easier for doctors than ever before. MEDSU have been a guiding influence too, in the way we support our locums with medical governance and the RO and his team have demonstrated new ways of going the extra mile to support one of our doctors through a hugely challenging time. We know our doctors and our designated body is in safe hands with MEDSU and it is always a pleasure dealing with their firiendly team.

Paul Starkey

Director, Healthtemps

We are a special inpatient eating disorder hospital serving Yorkshire and Humber. We had no doubts about working with MEDSU.


Prior to finding them, we managed our Appraisal and Revalidation requirements through a range of methods. I would describe working with MEDSU as ‘pain-free’. I have found working with them easy and straightforward. Things that really stand out for us is their organisation, their helpfulness, they are up-front and transparent. Our doctors report working positively with MEDSU and find them straight forward, organised and open. Knowing that our governance is well looked after is a weight off, as well as a time-saver for all involved! I would encourage other organisations to get in touch with MEDSU and am happy to tell them of our experience.

Leah Ousley

Director, Riverdale Grange

Cambian Group provides specialist education and residential services for vulnerable children across England and part of our clinical offerings, we employed a small group of psychiatrists who support services where this is needed.

We have been lucky to be working with such a competent organisation such as MEDSU since 2019, through an agreed Service Level of Agreement, where as a designated body, MEDSU has been supporting us in meeting the required standards for a named Responsible Officer (RO). As a designated body, we recognised the importance in providing our doctors regular appraisals and support for revalidation. Through MEDSU we have been able to ensure robust governance arrangement is in place in order to meet the statutory functions of both the RO and the designated body. MEDSU`s experience in this area and their professional relationship with key stakeholder such as NHS England, gave us peace of mind for in ensuring high standard of practice and safety.

Alain Sockalingum

Clinical Services Transition Director, The Cambian Group

We are a care group with 4 Residential Homes, 1 Nursing Home, 2 Nurseries and 2 Hospitals, with further developments in the pipeline.


We previously managed Appraisal and Revalidation in-house but as we grew it became more difficult to for us to oversee. We didn’t have any concerns about working with MEDSU. They are very quick and efficient and their communication is excellent! We have more time now to concentrate on what we need to do for the growth of our business. We also have a professional service looking after our doctors and they have someone specific to speak to which has saved us a lot of time around time management. If you’re thinking about using MEDSU, I’d say do it – you won’t regret it.

Joanne Randall

CEO, Krinvest Care Group

At Provide Medical, we deliver specialist support for short, mid-term and permanent placements for both the NHS and private healthcare sectors.


We have developed a strong reputation for high-quality recruitment services as an NHS supplier working under Crown Commercial Services, Health Trust Europe and the Collaborative Procurement Partnership Frameworks. It was therefore vital that we aligned ourselves to an appraisal and governance provider who could offer a fully-inclusive, end-to-end service and a like-minded culture. Since partnering with MEDSU in 2014, not only have they met our expectations, they have saved us countless hours (and therefore costs) through their unrivalled governance service. Their competence, communications, time-saving appraisal technology, enhanced appraisal service and dedicated customer support provision, along with ability to empathise with our doctors is outstanding. MEDSU work seamlessly with Provide’s interest to uphold high standards of professional support and we are delighted with them as a trusted partner

Blake Golding

Governance & Assurance Director, Provide Medical

All of our Doctors have found the system easy to use.


They have also fed back to us that it is easier to upload supporting evidence and found that the auto save function has stopped them losing important updates and information. The automatic reminders for appraisal due dates built into the solution has dramatically reduced the workload for our Revalidation Officer making it easier to achieve timely appraisals. I have also found that MEDSU provide a very high standard of Appraisers which we have utilized, to augment our appraiser capacity.

Teresa Dorman

Appraisal Lead, Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

For the best Healthcare Governance Support -get in touch with MEDSU today.

Whether you are seeking Designated Body Support, Responsible Officer Services, Appraisal Services, Appraisal Technology, Healthcare Regulation Support, CQC Mock Inspections & Audits, Workforce Compliance Solutions or more… we have a wealth of experience, knowledge and the expertise to help your organisation thrive.

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