This is a welcome move and will certainly save costs for partners writes Oliver Poole from VWV – a law firm specialising in advising the healthcare sector.

Additional insurance still needs to be held though – and practices should be more wary than ever about whether partners are covered on an “occurrence basis” or a”claims made” basis.

Certain activities won’t be covered by the state-backed scheme; from 2019 practices will still need their own insurance for any non-NHS work, and it is still important to have legal expenses cover for criminal or GMC investigations.

To read more about this important topic please login to the Members Area to read the full article.

Not a member?  Why not take advantage of our NHS 70 membership offer and join today?