How we can help you on your elective



As a student member you can seek our assistance if problems arise from your involvement in the clinical care of patients during your elective. We can also help with indemnity for claims arising from any good Samaritan acts you perform.

Before you go on your elective, please contact our membership team on freephone 0800 716 376 to confirm the details of your elective and the benefits available to students doing electives in the country you're planning to visit.1

Medico-legal advice

If you need help with a medico-legal or ethical issue before or during your elective, you can call our medico-legal helpline. Experienced doctors are on hand to respond to queries and offer expert support and guidance.

Our medico-legal team is available between 8am-6pm Monday to Friday. Advice is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for medico-legal emergencies or urgent queries. You can call 0800 716 646 or +44 (0)20 7202 1500.

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This page was correct at publication on . Any guidance 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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