A few years ago medical professionals would have felt the need to hide when depression was eating away at them, or that their workload was becoming a problem. Now the subject of mental wellbeing is welcomed. The taboo over mental health has been slowly chipped away.
If one or more key members of staff is on sick leave or unable to work, your practice still has a number of financial commitments to make. Business (or Practice) Overheads insurance can support you through these periods – have you considered the worst-case scenarios?
Running a practice is a tough job and financial pressures are always top of mind. The NHS sickness reimbursements to cover GPs on sick leave were supposed to alleviate some of this stress. However, the numbers don’t always add up, and the experiences vary when trying to claim.
Risk management is all part of running a practice – whether that is NHS or private. Here are three of the big risks facing practice owners in 2019. 1. Attracting and retaining talent to the healthcare sector It is no secret that many doctors and dentists are leaving the NHS, or the healthcare profession altogether,…
GP and dental surgeries have faced huge challenges from funding cuts and staff shortages over recent years. It’s only a matter of time before it takes a financial or reputational toll. Healthcare professionals in numbers According to Aviva, a typical healthcare practice employing five people should expect an average of 10.9 days of absence per…
Changes to the General Medical Services contract in April 2017 has increased the maximum payment of the NHS reimbursement scheme and made the eligibility process simpler. This is great news for NHS medical practices who can get additional support for locum cover if a GP is on long term leave.
A practice can never really be fully prepared for unexpected long term leave of one of the key clinical or dental team due to sickness or an accident. Quite often practices also forget how important non-clinical staff are in the smooth running of the surgery as well.
To get the right Practice or Surgery Insurance, you need a broker with specialist skills and experience. At All Med Pro, we work closely with medical and dental professionals to get them the right level of cover, always ensuring the best customer service experience.
Medical and dentistry practices simply cannot function if the GPs and dentists are unable to work. The true extent of the risk is not often realised until a locum is required due to sickness, or other longer term leave. The cost to the practice can be significant, which is why locum insurance should be a…
Did you know that your medical practice might be eligible to recover locum or GP performer cover costs incurred when partners and employed GPs are away on parental or sickness leave?