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Press release 15/07/2019

MPS disappointed at small increase to the personal injury discount rate

MPS disappointed at small increase to the personal injury discount rate

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The Lord Chancellor has announced that he will lay a Statutory Instrument in Parliament to change the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments, to minus 0.25%.

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Press release 06/06/2019

Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director, responds to the Leslie Hamilton inde...

Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director, responds to the Leslie Hamilton independent review

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Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director, responds to the Leslie Hamilton independent review into how the law on gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide are applied to medical practice.

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News and updates 10/05/2019

Withdrawing treatment: the legal position

Withdrawing treatment: the legal position

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In 2018, the Supreme Court ruled that healthcare professionals across the UK no longer need to seek legal permission to withdraw treatment from patients in a permanent vegetative state

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Press release 24/04/2019

Government proposal regarding NHS Pension Scheme opposed

Government proposal regarding NHS Pension Scheme opposed

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Medical Protection opposes Government proposal that could deprive doctors of the NHS Pension Scheme prior to a criminal conviction .

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News and updates 08/04/2019

World day for safety and health at work

World day for safety and health at work

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Croner – Medical Protection’s trusted health and safety partner – provide answers to the most important questions an employer needs to ask to ensure a safe workplace

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News and updates 08/03/2019

Celebrating the women of Medical Protection

Celebrating the women of Medical Protection

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It’s International Women’s Day on 8 March and we wanted to introduce you to some of the wonderful women from around the world who work at Medical Protection, supporting members each and every day. We can’t mention all the amazing women working in the organisation, but here’s just a snapshot of some of our fantastic female employees.

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Press release 27/02/2019

MPS response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligence cover

MPS response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligence cover

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is seeking views about indemnity cover for healthcare professionals who are not covered by any existing or proposed state-backed scheme, via an open consultation which closes on 28 February.

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Press release 23/01/2019

Response to GMC consultation on decision making and consent

Response to GMC consultation on decision making and consent

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Medical Protection has welcomed proposals by the GMC to update their guidance on Decision making and consent. Read more here.

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Press release 05/12/2018

Medical Protection comments on the GMC report: State of Medical Educa...

Medical Protection comments on the GMC report: State of Medical Education and Practice in the UK 2018

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The General Medical Council (GMC) published their State of Medical Education and Practice in the UK 2018 report today. Read the response from Rob Hendry, Medical Director for Medical Protection.

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News and updates 27/11/2018

The importance of professional protection

The importance of professional protection

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Click to read through the reasons why retaining professional protection for help with these challenges is so important.

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