Over 2,000 practitioners already trust us with their professional indemnity because:

  • We have a strong culture of excellence in all we do. Our promise to all doctors is that, while you look after your patients, we will look after you.
  • We proactively seek membership feedback to inform and develop our business strategy. We do not believe in standing still, and we put our members at the heart of what we do.
  • We are highly regarded within the medical community. Independent feedback about Medisec highlights that we show empathy, warmth and support to members at a challenging time in their career.
  • The Medisec management team has the assistance of respected external advisors and experts, including a Clinical Advisory Panel, which reviews developments in practice and advises on risk mitigation, education and queries relating to scope of practice. The Board of Medisec comprises medical practitioners and professionals from complementary disciplines such as insurance, finance, law and communications.
  • We only instruct leading external healthcare solicitors and counsel who have the best experience, empathy and professionalism to guide and support our Members through medico-legal challenges and litigation.

GPs

Flexible cover to suit you

Newly qualified GP?

We offer a 25% discount in year 1 post-qualification from an ICGP training scheme and a 15% discount in year 2.

Part-time practitioner?

Premium reductions are available for GPs who do not work full time, based on the number of sessions worked during the membership year.

Having a baby?

We offer maternity leave policy suspension for up to 52 weeks. Only Good Samaritan cover is provided during this period.
You are invited to read carefully the Terms and Conditions as provided to you before purchasing the policy. Coverages and exclusions are indicated for your attention.

Policy features

  • Claims arising from medical malpractice
  • Liability for Good Samaritan Acts worldwide
  • Liability for Religious Pilgrimages
  • Liability for treatment to members of Sports Clubs or Sports Association
  • Liability arising solely from Partners
  • Vicarious Liability arising from your Locum Tenens

Additional coverages

  • An investigation or disciplinary hearing brought by the insured policyholder’s professional or regulatory body, or employer.
  • Defamation
  • Breach of confidentiality
  • Civil proceedings brought against the insured policyholder under the Equal
    Status Acts 2000 – 2015 or equivalent legislation for unlawful discrimination
  • Coroners’ Inquests
  • Medico-Legal work
  • Participation in approved clinical trials
  • Shared coverage for designated professional employees, such as nurses
  • Criminal prosecutions

Consultants

Flexible cover to suit you

Claims Free?

We offer discounts for Consultants who are claims free for periods in excess of 5 and 10 years.

Part-time practitioner?

Premium rate reductions are available for Consultants who do not work full time, based on the number of sessions worked during the membership year.

Having a baby?

We offer maternity leave policy suspension for up to 52 weeks. Only Good Samaritan cover is provided during this period.
You are invited to read carefully the Terms and Conditions as provided to you before purchasing the policy. Coverages and exclusions are indicated for your attention.

Policy features

  • Claims arising from medical malpractice
  • Liability for Good Samaritan Acts worldwide
  • Liability for treatment to members of Sports Clubs or Sports Association
  • Vicarious Liability arising from your Locum Tenens

Additional coverages

  • An investigation or disciplinary hearing brought by the insured policyholder’s professional or regulatory body, or employer.
  • Defamation
  • Breach of confidentiality
  • Civil proceedings brought against the insured policyholder under the Equal
    Status Acts 2000 – 2015 or equivalent legislation for unlawful discrimination
  • Coroners’ Inquests
  • Medico-Legal work
  • Participation in approved clinical trials
  • Shared coverage for designated professional employees, such as nurses
  • Criminal prosecutions

Complaints and Disciplinary Assistance

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.

Membership

Medisec Membership application is open to

  • Medical Practitioners registered on the General Practice Division of the Specialist Register of the Medical Council, whose application for membership is approved by the Directors
  • or
  • Medical Practitioners registered on the General Register of the Medical Council, have at least two years appropriate experience in Ireland as a General Practitioner within the previous five years, and whose application for membership is approved by the Directors
  • and
  • In all cases the proposal for insurance cover must meet underwriting acceptance laid down by the insurers pursuant to the current Master Policy of insurance in place

If you would like to apply for membership please send a fully completed proposal form by post or email or fax.

If you require assistance completing the proposal form or have any queries regarding joining Medisec please contact a member of our membership team at membership@medisec.ie or on 1800 460 400.

If you have any queries regarding renewal please contact a member of our membership team on membership@medisec.ie or Freephone 1800 460 400.

Six weeks prior to the expiry date of a member’s existing policy, Medisec will send a member a renewal pack by post including renewal instructions.

Payment can be made

  • by monthly direct debit payments (5% handling fee is applicable)
  • by cheque
  • by visa debit card
  • by credit card (2% service charge is applicable if paying by credit card)
  • or by electronic payment directly to our account specifying your membership number and name

If you would like to proceed with the electronic payment option please email membership@medisec.ie