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We protect and support the professional interests of more than 30,000 healthcare professionals in South Africa

Medical Protection has a comprehensive network of medicolegal experts



It is more important than ever to make the right choice for your professional protection. You need an organisation you can trust.
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Challenging the cost of clinical negligence

These are undoubtedly challenging times for healthcare professionals in South Africa, and we understand that increases in the cost of membership subscriptions can be painful and may have a significant impact on some. As the leading provider of professional protection to health professionals in South Africa and 300,000 worldwide, Medical Protection has a unique insight into the nature of clinical negligence claims. 

In ‘Challenging the Cost of Clinical Negligence; The Case for Reform’ we raise ideas to help address some of the factors contributing to this situation.

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Casebook November 2017

In this edition, we examine finding a common ground. Being the subject of a clinical negligence claim is often a costly, time-consuming and stressful experience. Fortunately, an alternative approach exists: mediation.

We also publish the latest round-up of case reports; anonymised real-life case scenarios of times when other healthcare professionals have run into trouble, to help alert you to potential pitfalls and avoid making the same mistakes.

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