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02/08/2021

Limitations of membership

Limitations of membership

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We carefully consider each request for assistance, but there are some circumstances in which we are unlikely to help. View examples of where we are unlikely to provide assistance.

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02/08/2021

Vicarious liability / extended liability

Vicarious liability / extended liability

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Important information for members regarding claims arising from your vicarious liability / extended liability.

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03/04/2020

Counselling service for members

Counselling service for members

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Medical Protection offers a confidential 24/7 counselling service to any members experiencing work-related stress, or stress that they feel could impact their practice. Find out more here

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Articles and features 23/06/2022

Monkeypox update: informing local authorities of infectious diseases

Monkeypox update: informing local authorities of infectious diseases

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Ceylan Simsek, Medical Case Manager, and Dr Karen Ellison, Medicolegal Consultant, both of Medical Protection, look at the legislation behind your statutory duty to notify.

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Case report 20/06/2022

Criminal case dismissed thanks to Medical Protection discretion

Criminal case dismissed thanks to Medical Protection discretion

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A criminal investigation has been dismissed against a Medical Protection member, in a recent case that also underlined the value of our discretionary indemnity.

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Articles and features 17/05/2022

Confronting fears of openness

Confronting fears of openness

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Talking to patients when something goes wrong is a skill that will constantly develop throughout your clinical career. Medical Protection outlines what to do when a patient safety incident occurs.

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Press release 17/05/2022

Doctors who graduated overseas face harsher sanctions when unrepresen...

Doctors who graduated overseas face harsher sanctions when unrepresented at medical tribunals

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Nearly two in five doctors (37%) who graduated overseas did not have legal representation when facing a Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) hearing, according to figures obtained by Medical Protection covering 2018-21.

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Articles and features 09/05/2022

Uncovering product liability pitfalls

Uncovering product liability pitfalls

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Introducing product liability into a clinical negligence claim can add extra intricacy to a case. Medical Protection discusses how this might affect the involved clinician.

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Articles and features 09/05/2022

Conducting private work in the NHS

Conducting private work in the NHS

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Medical Protection outlines how private practice works in conjunction with working in the NHS

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Press release 28/04/2022

Bold and swift steps needed to tackle clinical negligence system

Bold and swift steps needed to tackle clinical negligence system

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The Health and Social Care Committee has published a report (embargoed until 28 April) urging radical reforms to the negligence compensation system that costs NHS billions each year.

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Press release 27/04/2022

GMC Good Medical Practice overhaul welcomed

GMC Good Medical Practice overhaul welcomed

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The GMC has launched a consultation on the content of Good medical practice.

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Articles and features 14/04/2022

Trading structure

Trading structure

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When starting in private practice, how you are structured for tax purposes is an extremely important decision. Picking the most appropriate trading structure for your individual circumstances will ensure you are tax efficient and maximise the return on your hard efforts. This article looks at the more common trade structures adopted for private work.

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Articles and features 07/04/2022

Dealing with media enquiries about your patients

Dealing with media enquiries about your patients

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Not only is it important to be well equipped to deal with the challenges and pitfalls that might arise unexpectedly, but also to be prepared to speak to the press or deal with media enquiries following a patient’s treatment.

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