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GPs get free indemnity cover for working out of hours this winter

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6716 (Published 09 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6716
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

General practitioners who sign up for out-of-hours sessions from December 2015 to March 2016 will get free indemnity cover under plans announced by NHS England.

The deal has been brokered with medical defence organisations to ensure that enough GPs are available for out-of-hours sessions to cope with extra demand over the winter months.

In August this year Urgent Health …

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