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Insurance Benefits For Members Of The British & Irish Orthoptic Society

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.

Criminal Prosecution Defence Cover (www.graybrook.co.uk/defencecosts)

This new policy provides generous defence costs for healthcare professionals accused of inappropriate or criminal behaviour, with access to a 24/7 legal helpline as standard. Prices start from as low as £25 per year plus insurance tax