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What is indemnity insurance?

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Written by Stevie McIntyre
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As a condition of your registration, you are required to have a professional indemnity arrangement in place before you start to practice. This is to make sure that, where a person has suffered harm through the negligence of a registrant, they will be able to receive any compensation and costs of litigation to which they are entitled following a successful claim.

Some opticians cover their regular pharmacists under their own policy however as a locum, you need to obtain your own policy.

We will accept clear, genuine photographs of your insurance certificate with the Insurer's name, policy number, and date clearly shown.

For more information on where to obtain indemnity insurance contact our compliance team.

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