Medical Protection offers general practitioners a complete service designed to bring them peace of mind throughout their careers and beyond.
With Medical Protection you can save up to 50% on your first year of newly qualified GP (NQGP) membership and up to 30% in your second year of practice. Get the protection your career deserves and the support you need as an NQGP. Find out more
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Medical Protection membership provides you with the right to request indemnity for claims arising from your private or fee-paying work. What sets us apart is the range of benefits that can assist and protect you throughout your career, including risk prevention tools and techniques to support your professional development and help you practise more safely.
We treat all our members as individuals and by using more detailed information about your scope of practice, we can provide you with a tailored membership and subscription, giving you peace of mind that you have the appropriate indemnity arrangements in place.
We have more than 125 years of expertise as the world’s leading member-owned, not-for-profit organisation for doctors and healthcare professionals.
The right to request advice and legal representation for coroner's inquests, disciplinary and regulatory proceedings and criminal investigations related to your professional practice
The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims (not covered by NHS indemnity) and Good Samaritan acts worldwide
Help responding to and resolving patient complaints
Medicolegal advice line including out of hours emergency support 24/7
Access to a dedicated expert legal team which may include clinical negligence solicitors, medicolegal consultants and professional claims managers
Workshops, online courses and webinars with accredited CPD to develop your communication and risk management skills
Access to online publications and case reports
Access to our confidential counselling service to support you through a stressful case or claim
Expert support including preparing statements and responding to the media on your behalf
Practice Xtra provides membership savings and additional benefits when half or more GPs are Medical Protection members.
Following the introduction of clinical negligence schemes in England and Wales, the state now provides indemnity for clinical negligence claims related to the provision of NHS primary medical services. Medical Protection continues to provide comprehensive protection for circumstances not covered by the scheme, and the right to request indemnity for claims which are outside the scope of state indemnity if you have an appropriate Claims Protection membership for this work.
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If you are a GP practising in the Isle of Man, please see England and Wales for guidance.
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