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Professional Indemnity is an insurance plan to financially safeguard medical practitioners against legal costs and claims for compensation by the patient in case of a legal row.

There are numerous choices in the Irish Market, as with all policies it is worth taking the time to investigate which is the best option for you and your employer. Some offers of employment will cover you under the ‘practices’ cover, some will require you to have your own but offer a remuneration within your pay pack, if you are considering Locum work it is vital to have your own policy to cover this.

Information Required before Applications:

  • Sessions you plan to work per week
  • Weeks you will work for the year
  • Full address and Eircode of the practice
  • Your scope of practice
  • IMC reference number
  • Your date of primary qualification
  • Your full registration date
  • Details of previous indemnifiers
  • Gaps in your professional protection
  • Any previous complaints/claims/case history

Here are some of the common covers in Ireland today:

(Clarity do not recommend or suggest to use one of these suppliers, we are merely compiling a list for ease of use)

Challenge
Are probably the best known supplier of quotes/insurance for candidates with or without Irish experience

Medisec
Open to General Practitioners registered in the Specialist Register of the IMC
Medical Practitioners registered on the General Register of the IMC, have at least two years appropriate experience in Ireland as a GP within the previous five years

Medical Protection
Does not have Irish experience as a criteria. However, doctors seeking GP membership must be in the Specialist division of the IMC or provide proof that they are in the process of doing so and are awaiting confirmation.

Some Insurance brokers that also support applications for Medical Indemnity Insurance
Bizbroker & OBF Insurance Group

 

If you have any questions in relation to Indemnity insurance, feel free to get in touch today. 

Contact Laura on 01 567 3123 or at [email protected]

 

Posted on 22 July 2022 by Laura Mulchrone
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Laura Mulchrone

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