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General Practice state-backed indemnity scheme

GPC England have secured a state-backed indemnity scheme to cover clinical negligence for all GPs and staff working in NHS GP providers, both in and out of hours, for NHS work, from April 2019. Run by NHS Resolution , this will come at no direct cost to practices or GPs, and will mean no longer pay spiralling subscriptions.

GPs will still need MDO cover for GMC representation, private work etc but the cost of this will be significantly less than current subscriptions.

GPs and practices will need to consider the impact of this on themselves and others in the practice.  Further guidance is available here

Attached to this guidance is the NHS England letter to GPs regarding the new scheme and future arrangements.

March 2019

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