Paramedic Professional Indemnity

HCPC Approved Professional Indemnity Insurance for self-employed paramedics and limited companies.

Professional Indemnity Quotes for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Our dedicated Medical Indemnity team can provide instant quotations and cover for all types of EMT’s and Paramedic Practitioners.

If you are contracting to a private healthcare provider, or simply split your time between the NHS and self-employed work, we have the right cover for you.

What is Paramedic Professional Indemnity?

Paramedic Professional Indemnity Insurance provides medical defence indemnity protection for professional negligence claims, or allegations of malpractice, received against a paramedic in the course of their professional duties.

Should a patient seek compensation for injury or illness as a result of the care you have provided a Paramedic PI Insurance will provide cover for defence costs and any compensation awards up to the limit of indemnity purchased under the policy.

Do I need Paramedic Indemnity Cover?

UK Government introduced legislation on 1st April 2015 making it a legal requirement for Paramedics registered to the Health & Care Professions Council (hcpc), to have appropriate professional indemnity (malpractice cover) in place and this now forms part of the hcpc application and renewal process.

If you are working for an agency, it is highly likely you will need to purchase your own cover to meet your legal obligations, but you should check your own individual contract carefully.

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Professional Indemnity for Paramedics Cover

  • Specialist cover for self-employed Paramedics and limited companies
  • Cover for all types of activity including Agency Paramedics, Private Ambulance providers
  • Cover for administration of aesthetic or cosmetic procedures
  • All policies approved for HCPC registration and revalidation
  • A-Rated Cover fully underwritten at Lloyd’s of London
  • Professional Indemnity from £1m to £5m
  • Policies include Breach of Professional Confidentiality
  • Libel and Slander and Inquest Costs cover
  • Option to include Legal Expenses Regulatory Body Hearings cover
  • Indemnity to Principle extension available

Why Insync for Paramedics?

  • Dedicated Healthcare and Medical Indemnity Team
  • No forms – no fuss
  • Instant quotations - cover and policy documents in minutes
  • Flexible cover & monthly payments – just pay for the sections you need
  • Expert advice from Medical Professional Indemnity Insurance specialists
  • Expert Medical Legal and Claims Support
  • Personal – Digital servicing AND your own dedicated insurance professional
Paramedic Indemnity Claims Example
A self-employed paramedic is working at an event where a festival goer suffers heart failure. Whilst the paramedic applied CPR and called for assistance, the victims family claim that more could have been done to mitigate the illness and reduce delay in calling for support and are seeking financial compensation for negligence.
Will I be covered by my employer?
If you are working for a healthcare provider under a contract of employment, then they have a duty to arrange suitable cover, but we would still suggest you obtain a copy of this document and have this provided in writing. If you are engaged as a self-employed contractor, you should check your engagement letter carefully as it is highly likely cover will not apply and you need to purchase your own indemnity protection.
Can Your Paramedics PI Indemnity cover Cosmetic Procedures?
Yes, it is now common place for many paramedics to also carry out cosmetic or aesthetic procedures. Our cover can easily be extended to cover use of injectables or other clinical cosmetic procedures.
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