Sml Shield

Trusted by over 400,000 with their insurance needs

Sml Star

Our service is rated ‘Excellent’ on Feefo

Sml Agent (1)

Over 2000 insurance specialists ready to support you

Hospice Insurance

Hospice and palliative care insurance with a personal touch - protection for your organisation and patients.

  • No hospice claims handling fees
  • Fundraising guide and risk management support
  • Markel Law hub and 24/7 stress helpline
A shield with a tick inside it on a big translucent blue circle
Woman crouched down to level of boy in a wheel chair, they are smiling at each other with a blurred hospital bed in a ward backdrop
If you need additional assistance arranging your insurance, find out how our teams can support

One of the UK's leading independent insurance brokers

Trusted brand icon

Overall service rating 4.6 / 5

Based on 4300 customer reviews

Feefo Logo

Why choose hospice insurance with Towergate?

Certificate

No fees for hospice claims handling

No hidden or extra cost involved for making a claim.

Sun

Fundraising guide and risk management support included

For peace of mind when it comes to events that are raising money.

People

Dedicated hospice cover specialist advisors

Our team only work with charities and hospices, so understand the importance of the work you do.

Heart

Access to your own legal and HR platform

Access to Markel Law Hub and a 24/7 stress helpline included.

About hospice insurance

Care

Hospice liability insurance

Protection against claims made against you for negligence and to cover the costs of litigation. Protecting you and your Nurses and other medical staff against medical malpractice claims made against you including events in the past (the oldest date for any past incidents/claims will be when an equivalent cover was first incepted, as long as it has been maintained fully since).This section of the policy is on a claims made basis.

Calandar

Dedicated account management

Our policy puts a hospice's fundamental objectives and specialist requirements at the core. In order to provide you with a bespoke quote that meets your needs, our experienced team of business development executives are available to visit your hospice. To maintain this bespoke service, we provide annual and half year face to face reviews if required.

Tick

Risk management cover for non-profits

As a specialist insurance broker, we offer hospices and not-for-profit organisations a variety of different risk management solutions. Depending on what activities and scope your charity is involved in, we can assist you with charity trustee indemnity, fleet motor insurance and more!

Woman

Cover for hospice volunteers

If you have registered volunteers working at your hospice, we can include cover for them, just as we would for any employees.

When you need to make a claim, we'll guide you through the process and get your claim settled as quickly as possible.

  • Find your insurance documents and make sure you have all your information at hand, including your policy number.
  • Call the claims team on 0330 123 5283 or email careclaims@towergate.co.uk and explain exactly what happened.
  • Provide photos if requested to help us understand what happened as quickly as we can.
Smiling women sitting on a rug on a parquet floor leaning on a sofa looking at her mobile

Ready to get covered?

  • Fill in our online quote form or call us
  • Purchase your policy
  • Relax - You're covered!
Get a Quote

Hospice insurance FAQs

Yes, the majority would be covered without referral, however, our fundraising guide provides details of what types of event require referral to Towergate.

It is your event if your staff or registered volunteers are organising it and carrying out the risk assessment. A third-party event can be covered on a contingency basis and it is subject to the third party having a Public Liability policy with a minimum limit of £5m.

Talk to Towergate! There may be cover options and risk management aspects that can help to reduce the cost of your policy.

Plate glass and sanitary fittings are also covered in leased properties (but excluding doors).

Read hospice insurance articles

Mitigate the Cyber Risks for Care Businesses Using Cloud Based Services

The risk of cyber crime is increasing, and care and medical organisations are no exception. Find out how to protect your business against this threat.

Read more

Top Tips for Renewing your Care Business Insurance

Read our top tips for renewing your business insurance.

Read more

Are you ready to scale up your business?

When your company is thriving, you may consider scaling up. This article looks at key considerations to take into account when scaling up your business.

Read more

Business Insurance Checklist

Get the best business insurance. Our checklist will help you understand what makes the best business insurance and what you can do to be best protected.

Read more