Members of BIOS in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland are provided with Medical Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance as part of membership benefits. The standard level of cover is £2.5 million in respect of any one claim, and up to £5 million in aggregate in any period of insurance. The cover allows all Orthoptic work within the scope of practice to be undertaken outside of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland for up to 180 days in any 12 month period, subject to restrictions in Australia, USA and Canada. Membership of BIOS and HCPC registration must be held at the time of treatment. Please download a Summary of Cover for further details.
Separate cover is also available for Criminal Prosecution Defence Costs Click Here for details