Planning your elective is an exciting time.
Whether you decide to travel abroad or stay in the UK, this will be your first major opportunity to use the skills and knowledge you’ve learned over the last few years and experience life in a new environment.
Most countries will require you to have elective protection, including institutions in the UK. But as a member of Medical Protection, we can provide you with support for your elective completely free.
Being a Medical Protection member gives you more than just the right to request indemnity. You’ll also be able to take advantage of a range of other benefits, including access to our medicolegal advice line, available 24/7 in an emergency to help you tackle any medicolegal or ethical dilemmas you might face.
To qualify, you must also ensure the following:
We’re the only medical defence organisation in the country with members all over the world. With the largest team of medicolegal experts in the world, we can help you apply for funding and give you advice to keep you safe throughout your career.
Whenever you need support during your elective, we can be there for you.
Planning to travel to Australia for your elective?
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As the UK’s biggest medical defence organisation we’ve seen plenty of cases where student members have faced medicolegal difficulties. We’ve compiled some essential advice you need to know, covering medicolegal and risk management issues that you’ll confront as your career goes on.
You'll notice a few things have changed on our website. After asking our members what they want in an online platform, we've made it easier to access our membership benefits and created a more personalised user experience.
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