We appreciate the ongoing challenges with COVID 19 and we are very much aware of the pressurised circumstances of the current working environment. Medisec wishes you well during these difficult times and want you to be assured of our continued support.
Due to ongoing public health advice, in the interests of public and staff safety, our staff members will continue to work remotely. We can assure you that we will continue to provide a full service for our members and we remain available 24/7 to answer any query you may have.
Please contact us on 01 661 0504 if you wish to speak with us. Alternatively, please click here for a list of our direct contact details
Occurrence professional indemnity insurance
All medical practitioners joining Medisec will enjoy absolute peace of mind with occurrence professional indemnity insurance underwritten by MedPro.
With an occurrence policy, your cover doesn’t end when the policy ends. Instead, the limits remain available to pay future claims for claims arising from professional services rendered during the policy period. This means that – unlike a claims-made policy – if you take a career break or retire, there’s no need to buy tail cover.
Medisec members have the additional security of contractual insurance, as opposed to relying on discretionary cover. With discretionary cover, it is up to a Medical Defence Organisation (MDO)’s discretion to indemnify a specific claim, with cover being granted or denied on a case by case basis. Unlike membership with a MDO, insurance provides true certainty of cover, as there is a legally binding contract in place.
Put together, occurrence cover provided through an insurance contract gives Medisec members the strongest protection available.
Above all, Medisec members will benefit from the unsurpassed financial strength and expertise of MedPro. MedPro is a division of Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC (“BHEI”), based in Dublin, authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland and rated AA+ by S&P. The MedPro division is exclusively focused on healthcare, bringing dedicated expertise for clinical risks.
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Our members have peace of mind because we offer a contractual Complaints and Disciplinary service and our in-house legal team will expertly advise members throughout the process. We only work with select external healthcare counsel and the top experts who have the best experience, empathy and professionalism to guide and support our members through medico-legal challenges.
We are available 24/7 and members have unlimited talk time with our expert team of in-house lawyers and clinical risk advisors on medical, ethical or legal queries that may arise in practice. We respond to 98% of queries on the same day and answer thousands of calls annually. Our work is supported by our Clinical Advisory Panel which reviews developments in practice and advises on risk mitigation, education and queries relating to scope of practice.
supporting and advising our members with round-the-clock focused advice on the medico-legal and ethical challenges of practice
assisting members with complaints, investigations and disciplinary issues at a challenging time of their career
providing education to members on best practice and risk mitigation so as to promote optimum care for patients
arranging the best and most competitive professional indemnity insurance for members
ensuring that members are taken care of from the moment they take up their first stethoscope to retirement and beyond.
Our business arrangement with MedPro will enhance the depth of expert knowledge and resources available to members.
CONSENT TO SETTLE
Our promise to Medisec members is that while you look after your patients, we will look after you. We understand how much our members value and want to protect their professional reputations. That’s why MedPro has a consent to settle clause in their contract of insurance, which means they will collaborate closely with you and seek your consent before settling any claim made against you.
Medisec Ireland CLG is a private company, limited by guarantee, having its registered office at 7 Hatch Street Lower, Dublin 2. Registered in Ireland No. 216570, Medisec Ireland CLG is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Medisec Ireland CLG is an insurance intermediary and currently arranges professional indemnity cover for medical practitioners practising in Ireland with Allianz plc. Allianz plc is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland having its registered office at Allianz House, Elmpark, Merrion Road, Dublin 4. Company Registration No. 143108. Since 1 July 2020, Medisec also arranges professional indemnity cover for medical practitioners through MedPro. MedPro Insurance products are underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC trading as MedPro. Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance DAC is a Private Company Limited by shares, non-life insurance company, with registered office 2nd Floor, 7 Grand Canal Street Lower, Dublin D02 KW81, Ireland and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland, Company Registration No. 636883; VAT No. 3583603. All coverage subject to business approval.
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