Dental Nurse Insurance

Niche medical indemnity policies designed specifically for dental nurses.

  • Designed to meet all requirements set by the General Dental Council (GDC)
  • Legal protection up to £250,000 for investigations against you
  • Our dedicated team has 20 years of experience and are on hand to help you at every step

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Our cover is tailored to meet your needs as a dental nurse. We help with the following:

Meeting GDC guidelines

This care insurance policy is designed to meet all requirements set out by the GDC and protects you for any of your services sitting chair-side to the dentist and within the scope of practice of GDC. If you operate outside the scope of these guidelines we will not be able to cover subsequent claims.

Legal defence cover

If you need to defend yourself, the policy provides up to £250,000 of cover if you are taken to a practice hearing by the GDC. Please be aware you must inform us as soon as you become aware of a GDC notification.

If your workplace provides medical indemnity

If you are already indemnified by your employer you may not have defence cover in the event of GDC investigation/hearing, we can offer this as a standalone policy. This will extend to cover you in the event of a GDC investigation/hearing.

Cover for dental nurses working outside of a practice

It’s not just dental nurses working in practices who we can help. If you are a dental nurse who is qualified as a tutor, educator, assessor or moderator we are also able to help, just let us know when you call.

Dental Nurse Insurance Claims

Should you need to make a claim, there are no forms to fill in, you‘ll speak to a member of the team. You are welcome to contact us even if a claim has not yet arisen and we encourage you to report any incident which could lead to a claim. Letting us know early on will not prejudice your claim but means we can get the process started for you or simply put your mind at ease.

Make sure you keep a record of all correspondence related to your claim and please do not admit liability or speak with the claimant as this could affect the outcome of your claim.

Our in-house dental nurse insurance claims handlers are available Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm to support you. Furthermore, if you have a more urgent concern, we offer a 24-hour helpline.

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Call us or email us with:

  • Your policy number
  • A contact number
  • Details of your claim
  • Relevant photos
0330 123 5921

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Dental Nurse Insurance FAQs

What should I do when I stop practising as a nurse?

Depending on the circumstances, the insurer who provides the insurance on a claims-made basis up to the point when you stop practising will offer you the option of purchasing ‘run-off’ cover. This provides you with peace of mind in the event of a claim being notified after you have ceased to practice or trade. Whilst this decision is down to individual choice, we would strongly recommend that you make arrangements to be continuously protected for your past treatments or services.

Does the insurance still cover me if I move practices?

Yes, our policy covers you to work at any dental practice.

What happens if I go on maternity leave?

Please contact us straight away and we'll speak with the insurer for you. We may be able to arrange extended cover. Please remember it's not advisable to cancel your insurance during this time.

What cover do I need to meet GDC guidelines?

You need either a Medical Defence Organisation membership, professional indemnity insurance (either held by you or your employer) or NHS indemnity. Full information can be found from the GDC website.

Is there an excess?

No, there are no policy excesses applicable to our dental nurse insurance.

Can I pay by Direct Debit?

Sorry, we cannot offer monthly Direct Debits on this policy.

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