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Paramedics & First Aiders Insurance

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Paramedics insuranceIf you are a non-NHS paramedic you will understand the importance of having sufficient insurance cover. Paramedics and first aiders across the UK put themselves on the front line often putting themselves at risk of injury. These risks can be back injury from lifting heavy equipment or moving patients as well ad dealing with violence and aggression from the public. It is becoming high priority to obtain appropriate insurance cover.

All it takes is one unhappy customer to bring your career to a grinding halt. We are seeing a steep rise in claims against non-NHS paramedics and it is very difficult to defend yourself against a claim when doing it by yourself. As paramedics usually work in high pressure environments they have to make split second decisions and get them right. There are many different things that can result in a claim being made against you, the most common reasons are:

  • Misdiognosis
  • Neglect
  • Bodily Injury
  • Mental Injury
  • Low level of Duty of Care
  • Errors & Omissions
  • Good Samariton Act
  • Loss or damage to goods
These are only a select few of the most common claims reasons, get a quote and get protected. Essentially Medical Malpractice Insurance is a safety net that it there is protect you, if you need any help or advice please do not hesitate to get in touch with one of our brokers.

 

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