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Before a complaint even arises
Before an issue escalates
Before a claim can be made against you

We are there to protect you.

When you have spent years becoming the best doctor you can be, you need to get as much out of your defence organisation as possible.

As a member of Medical Protection you get more than just defence, which means we are there for you throughout your whole career, not just if things go wrong. The benefits that make up membership protect you at every step, empowering you to take control of the risks you face.

The benefits of membership

Defence to protect you when you’re facing a claim

  • The right to request indemnity for claims arising from your work in general practice.
  • Protection for Good Samaritan acts worldwide.
  • An expert, dedicated legal team for your case.

and to protect your professional reputation

  • Advice and legal representation:
    • for GMC procedures
    • in relation to disciplinary matters
    • at inquests / Fatal Accident Inquiries
  • Support with criminal investigations and allegations arising from your clinical practice
  • Assistance in responding to and resolving complaints
  • Help with unwanted media attention.

Support for your professional development

  • Free communication skills and risk management workshops.
  • Free online learning modules.
  • CPD available.
  • Events around the country.
  • Medicolegal talks and conferences.

 
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Advice whenever you need it

  • Free medicolegal advice line.
  • Emergency advice available 24/7.
  • Online case reports.
  • Medicolegal factsheets on common concerns.
  • Leading journal Casebook.
  • Monthly e-bulletin.
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Become a member

Download and complete the application form and payment instruction and return it to us.

Scan and email to: 
applications@medicalprotection.org

Or post to:
Member Operations, Medical Protection, Victoria House, 2 Victoria Place, Leeds LS11 5AE, UK. 

 

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