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MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS THAT PROTECT YOU FOR A LIFETIME

IT IS A CHALLENGING TIME FOR DOCTORS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Healthcare is continually changing and is rarely straightforward; new challenges and issues constantly arise, some of which were inconceivable just a few years ago. You need an organisation that goes further than anyone else to protect you and your interests.
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300,000 members around the world have chosen us for their professional protection, because they know we can provide them with peace of mind and expertise should the worst happen

MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE IN A CHANGING WORLD

It is more important than ever to make the right choice for your professional protection. You need an organisation you can trust. We have a long-term commitment to support doctors in South Africa throughout their career, not a short-term requirement to generate profits.
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We have a long-term commitment to support doctors in South Africa throughout their career, not a short-term requirement to generate profits

AS A MUTUAL, OUR MEMBERS COME FIRST

You are part of a not-for-profit organisation, committed to South Africa.
We are a mutual, which means we are owned by you, our members. Supporting and protecting you and your fellow members is our sole focus, not just today but for as long as you need us. We have no shareholders seeking a profit, and every rand of membership subscriptions is used to meet members’ needs.
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We have no shareholders seeking a profit, and every rand of membership subscriptions is used to meet members’ needs
ETHICS FOR ALL
2017
Aimed at senior medical students, interns, community service medical officers, and registrars through to medical officers, each edition offers practical tips and topics to help you develop your skills as a doctor.
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NEW CASE
REPORTS
Read about the first-hand experience of members and the difficulties they have unfortunately encountered.
These anonymised case reports highlight some learning points to guide how you practise, and give advice on handling similar situations yourself.
Case reports 2017
MASTERING WORKSHOPS
Enhance your expertise. Minimise your risk.
  • Free local half-day workshops
  • Doctor to doctor expertise
  • Earn 6 ethical CEU points
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PERSONALISED DEFENCE TO PROTECT YOUR CAREER AND REPUTATION

You carry a great deal of responsibility, and face exposure to risk on a daily basis. Your career relies on respect and reputation, which is built on integrity and trust.
As a doctor it makes sense that you want to talk to a fellow professional; someone who understands the experiences you go through. With Medical Protection you can talk, doctor-to-doctor, when you need to.
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We have the largest team of experts in the field for you to call on whenever you need advice and guidance

BY YOUR SIDE TODAY, TOMORROW, AND THROUGHOUT YOUR CAREER

Our philosophy has always been the same: to be by your side, supporting safe medical practice, for the whole of your career.
Our approach is different to other organisations because we aim to work with you to try and reduce your risk, for your benefit, and also for the benefit of the wider profession.
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You can contact us 24/7 in an emergency and receive impartial, informed, expert advice to help deal with issues before they get out of hand

WORKING FOR YOU

The claims environment in South Africa is particularly challenging, but we are not complacent. We work to promote and defend members’ interests in the regulatory and legislative environments that affect you.
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We have a unique insight into the nature of clinical negligence claims and we are actively advocating for legal reform on your behalf