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General Practice

GP TRAINEE :- All the below benefits of a defence and employment cover including training and careers package.  1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 & 9 where applicable

GP SALARIED:-Employment and professional defence cover.(Indemnity cover for professional negligence has to be obtained from elsewhere)

GP LOCUM DOCTORS:-Employment and professional defence cover.(Indemnity cover for professional negligence has to be obtained from elsewhere)

GP PRINCIPALS:-Employment and professional defence cover.(Indemnity cover for professional negligence has to be obtained from elsewhere)

GP PARTNERS  Particularly relevant is the benefits mentioned under the item number 9.( Which is not available in other defence organisations.)

 

  1. Employment Advice and representation in all professional disciplinary matters in employment, before the PCT/CCG or before the GMC
  2. Performers list issues Advice and representation
  3. CEGPR application Advice
  4. Coroner’s Inquests Representation or, in Scotland, Fatal Accident Inquiry
  5. ARCP appeals Advice and Representation for trainees in ARCP appeals
  6. Terms and conditions of service: Advice in issues such as :
    1. Salary progression
    2. Leave entitlement
    3. Removal expenses and Travelling expenses
    4. Contract of employment
  7. Professional issues advice in issues such as:
    1. Confidentiality
    2. Ethical issues
    3. Medico legal practice
    4. Clinical Excellence Award
    5. Local and national guidelines
  8. Grievance procedure commenced by a member:
    1. Involving a dispute about terms and conditions of employment including remuneration, and
    2. Involving a complaint of bullying, harassment, whistle-blowing or discrimination
  9. Advice and representation in defending a member where work as a medical or dental professional results in-
    1. Prosecution in a court of criminal jurisdiction
    2. Civil action under legislation for unlawful discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, disability, age, religious belief, or political opinion
    3. Civil action being taken against the member under legislation for Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 or the serving of a Statutory Notice under Health and Safety legislation
    4. Civil action being taken against the member as a trustee of a pension fund set up for the benefit of employer’s employees, and
    5. Civil action being taken against the member under section 13 of the Data Protection Act 1998 including indemnification against award of compensation under Section 13 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (provided that registration has been approved by the Information Commissioner).