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College of Paramedics

Medical Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance for Members of the College of Paramedics


The College of Paramedics provide full and student members with the following Medical Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance as a membership benefit:

  • £5 million limit per member
  • Evidence of Insurance Certificates available from the College on request
  • Samaritan Acts included
  • Full members covered for voluntary work or any paid work where total earnings do not exceed £5,000 per annum (Ex any NHS Work - See link below for wider cover)
  • Student members covered for elective placements under the supervision of a qualified Paramedic or Registered Healthcare Professional
  • Worldwide cover (excluding the USA and Canada)
  • Students covered for observation only electives in the USA and Canada
  • No cover provided for members full time employment (See link below for individual cover options)
  • Excludes treatments of Professional Sports persons and Elite Athletes when treatments undertaken do not exceed 21 days in any 12 month period
  • Meningitis claims excluded unless the patient has been physically examined and members follow current NICE guidelines

Full details of the policy wording terms and conditions, including a summary and FAQ’s are available as downloads from this page


Optional & Other Covers


Fitness to Practise Insurance

Full members of the College also receive legal assistance and cover for legal expenses to respond to HCPC complaints

Individual Medical Malpractice Insurance

Qualified and registered Paramedics may apply for their own independent cover. 

Criminal Prosecution Defence

Provides valuable legal cover and assistance for Healthcare professionals accused of inappropriate or criminal behaviour from £25 per year plus insurance tax

 



College of Paramedics

For help and advice on any
of the products please speak
to one of our professional
advisers on
01245 321185
or email us here