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Winter indemnity scheme 2017/18

In recognition of the winter pressures faced by primary care services, NHS England and medical defence unions will run a winter indemnity scheme from 1 October 2017 until 2 April 2018.

Any GPs wanting to undertake additional out of hours (OOH)/unscheduled care sessions are encouraged to speak with their local OOH providers to determine what additional shift cover is required so they can agree with the Medical Defence Organisation (MDO) the right package of extra indemnity cover. To arrange cover, GPs should access their MDO website where further details are available. More....