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Medicolegal advice 1800 936 077

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Contacting a medicolegal consultant

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 1800 936 077 or email querydoc@medicalprotection.org

Alternatively, you can use our contact form to submit your query securely online. One of our expert medical advisory team 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.

Medical Protection believe in always giving you the best advice. To help us do this we may monitor and record our calls for training and quality purposes. Please remember to protect your patient’s privacy by not revealing their identity during the call or in email correspondence unless we specifically ask.

Advice

How can Medical Protection help?

Medical Protection members can seek assistance with:

  • Clinical negligence claims
  • Medical Council procedures
  • 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 1800 936 077 and ask to speak to a medicolegal consultant.

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