Medical Protection offers members access to free elective protection in the majority of locations, including the USA and Canada. Remember, even if you plan to stay in the UK for your elective, you will still need to apply for elective protection.
To qualify for free elective protection:
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.
While some aspects of planning your trip might seem complicated, one thing really doesn’t have to be: your elective protection.
Browse our elective planning resources and apply for elective protection.
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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