Membership information 0800 225 5677
Medicolegal advice 0800 225 5677

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Contact a medical adviser

Our medicolegal advice service is open to members with urgent queries and medicolegal emergencies 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

If you encounter such an emergency please call 0800 225 5677 or email
advice@mps.org.nz


One of our expert medical advisers will respond as soon as possible.

In the interests of patient confidentiality, please do not include information in an email that would allow a patient to be identified.

How can Medical Protection help?

Medical Protection members can seek assistance with:

  • Medical Council procedures
  • Handling patient complaints
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Preparing for inquests
  • Indemnity for Good Samaritan acts
  • And much more...

Medical Protection offers press support for members

If you find yourself in the media spotlight please get in touch and we can provide experienced advice and support, including liaising with journalists and providing statements on your behalf. 

We're available to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Medicolegal advice

These factsheets provide only a general overview of the topic and should not be relied upon as definitive guidance. 

If you are a Medical Protection member and need specific advice, call 0800 2255 677  and ask to speak to a medicolegal adviser.

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