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Empowering you to take control of the risks you face

We’re not just here in case things go wrong. With Medical Protection you have access to membership benefits and resources that can help stop problems from occurring in the first place.

Defence to protect your professional reputation

  • Advice and legal representation:
    • for GMC procedures
    • in relation to disciplinary matters
    • at inquests / Fatal Accident Inquiries
  • Support with criminal investigations and allegations arising from your clinical practice
  • Assistance in responding to and resolving complaints
  • Help with unwanted media attention

to protect you when you’re facing a clinical negligence claim

  • The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims arising from your work in general practice

    • Included for members practising in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man
    • Available to members practising England and Wales with appropriate Claims Protection
  • Protection for Good Samaritan acts worldwide
  • An expert, dedicated legal team for your case tailored to your requirements.

Advice whenever you need it

  • Free medicolegal advice line
  • Emergency advice available 24/7
  • Online case reports
  • Medicolegal factsheets on common concerns
  • Leading journal Casebook
  • Monthly e-bulletin.
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Support for your professional development

  • Free communication skills and risk management workshops
  • Free online learning modules
  • CPD available
  • Events around the country.

Workshops and masterclasses webinars and eLearning

Continuing your membership

How to renew

It’s easy to renew your Medical Protection membership. A month before the end of your membership year you will receive an invitation to renew.

If you work in England or Wales

  1. Log onto your account
  2. Check that your details are correct
  3. Declare any fee-paying or private work you do.

If you work in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man

  1. Log onto your account
  2. Check your details
  3. If you require any changes please call 0800 561 9000.

Check your details now

If you pay by Direct Debit and all your details are correct, your membership will automatically continue for another year. If you do not pay by Direct Debit you can contact us to arrange payment.

Your guide to Medical Protection membership

Your guide to member benefits outlines the vast range of resources you can use to help manage your risk, receive expert help when you need it, and practise with confidence throughout your career.

Download your membership guide

Understanding your membership

Please take time to read the guide to your responsibilities as a member and examples of those circumstances in which we are unlikely to be able to help with a request for assistance.

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