Why do I need professional indemnity?

To cover the cost of compensating a patient who has been negligently damaged. All dental professionals registered with the GDC are required to make sure they have adequate and appropriate indemnity arrangements in place. Dental professionals need to be indemnified for claims at all times including for work done in the past.

This guidance was correct at publication . It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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