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Medicolegal advice 0800 561 9090

General practitioners

More UK GPs are members of Medical Protection than any other protection organisation
Medical Protection offers general practitioners a complete service designed to bring them peace of mind throughout their careers and beyond.

Interested in joining Medical Protection?

Medical Protection offers you a complete service designed to provide peace of mind for General Practitioners.

We have a unique team of more than 100 specialist lawyers and medicolegal advisers – doctors with legal training – and aim to be as accessible as possible with three offices across the UK.

Members also have the best possible protection from the costs of clinical negligence claims.  When we take on a member’s case we can take care of all the legal costs and compensation payments. We work with you to try and find a solution to your problem.

You can also download the appropriate application form and payment slip from the list below, or contact our team of Membership Advisers and ask for a pack to be sent out to you. 

Return the completed application form to us and we will process it as quickly as possible. 

GP membership

Medical Protection offers general practitioners a complete service designed to bring them peace of mind throughout their careers and beyond.

Primary Care workshops to assist you in mitigating potential areas of risk, both organisational and operational. They are just one area of the many CPD approved courses and workshops we run for members.

Educational resources to help you deliver the highest quality care. These include regular journals, Casebook and Practice Matters, as well as our GP handbook and online advice and factsheets

Newly qualified GP membership

We understand that starting a new job as a GP is a challenging experience, so we aim to give you all the support we can to make life easier for you during this time.

Newly qualified GP pack. We have developed an invaluable resource tool for you to use throughout your career providing you with comprehensive advice and support for the challenges faced by GPs in everyday work.

Discounted subscription rates. If you are a newly qualified GP we can offer you discounted subscription rates. Call 0800 561 9000 for your personalised quote.

GP specialty trainee membership

We also offer broad support services to promote safer practice, reduce future problems and assist GPs in speciality training with career development.

Support for professional exams. We can provide you with educational support to help revise for your AKT exam and improve your performance in your consultations.

Subscription reimbursement. We can provide you with a letter to help you seek the reimbursement of your subscription rate through your employer or local education and training board.

GPs in Scotland

If you are a practising GP in Scotland please visit the Medical Protection Scotland pages for more information about membership options available to you.

Practice Xtra membership

Practice Xtra provides great benefits for GPs and their practice teams. If you would like to find out more about our group membership scheme for general practices, please visit our pages on Practice Xtra membership

Join Practice Xtra now

Application Forms

General Practitioner
GP in Specialty Training


Please scan and email your completed form to applications@medicalprotection.org

More details

For more details on GP or GPST membership, or to request a quotation, please:

Freephone: 0800 561 9000
Local: 0113 241 0533

Open Monday-Friday 08.00-18.30
Calls may be recorded for monitoring and training purposes.

Email: member.help@medicalprotection.org


Click here to find out about Practice Xtra, our group membership scheme for GPs

More information

Payment instruction
Information for applicants
GPs membership guidance
Specialty Trainees, GP Registrars and Career Grade membership guidance