You have an ethical duty to do what you can to help in an emergency. We provide indemnity for doctors acting as Good Samaritans worldwide.
It's very rare for legal action to be taken against a doctor who acts as a Good Samaritan. We're not aware of any cases in the UK.
There's more in our guide on Good Samaritans here.
This page was correct at publication on 08/02/2022. 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.