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The benefits of membership

Defence 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

to protect you when you’re facing a clinical negligence claim

  • The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims arising from your work in general practice

    • Included for members practising in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man
    • Available to members practising England and Wales with appropriate Claims Protection
  • Protection for Good Samaritan acts worldwide
  • An expert, dedicated legal team for your case tailored to your requirements.

Support for your professional development

  • Free communication skills and risk management workshops
  • Free online learning modules
  • Access to accredited CPD to develop your skills and help manage your risk.


Advice whenever you need it

  • Access to advice, information and support through:
    • Free medicolegal advice line
    • Emergency advice available 24/7
    • Online case reports
    • Medicolegal factsheets on common concerns
    • Relevant and topical updates delivered to your inbox.

Become a member

Please complete and return the application and payment information forms below by email to [email protected] or post to:

Member Services, Medical Protection, Victoria House, 2 Victoria Place, Leeds LS11 5AE. 

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