Find out what GROUPCARE can do for your practice

GROUPCARE is the MDU scheme for GP practices. It’s free to set up, giving you access to a valuable range of exclusive practice benefits.

Your practice needs at least two MDU GPs (one must be a GP principal), excluding GP locums, GPSTs and trust indemnified GPs.

GROUPCARE benefits

GROUPCARE has three different levels of benefits, depending on the size of your practice and how many of your GPs are MDU members.

  Standard For when up to 50% of your practice GPs are MDU members* Plus For when 50% to 79% of your practice GPs are MDU members* Premium For when 80% or more of your practice GPs are MDU members*
Free practice-based training seminars, accredited for one CPD credit by the RCGP 3 per year 5 per year Unlimited
Access to professional indemnity for physician associates
Discounted professional indemnity for nurse practitioners and nurses working in an extended role
Free membership1 for practice managers, physician assistants & two practice staff per MDU GP
Free 24-hour health and safety advice line#
Access to Peninsula insurance for employment law matters2+
HRFace2Face service4 Discounted Discounted Free
Access to discounted locum insurance+ 6% discount 8% discount 12% discount
Access to discounted surgery insurance+ 6% discount 8% discount 12% discount
Free 24hr health & safety helpline
Access to purchase full employment law and health and safety packages at an exclusive MDU discount
Free risk assessments (subject to availability)
Access to HRonline for news updates, employment reference manuals, personnel stationery and absence management3#
  More about Standard More about Plus More about Premium

#Peninsula is the leading provider of employment law and health and safety services in the UK. Established since 1983, Peninsula has over 30,000 business customers who have already integrated Peninsula’s services to work as part of their HR and health and safety departments.

+James Hallam Limited is a leading independent insurance broker and has been established since 1982. MDU Services Ltd is introducer for MDU members to James Hallam Limited and Peninsula general insurance products and receives a small commission for its introducer only role. Any commission generated is re-invested to ensure members receive further discounts and benefits.

  1. We may vary the number of free and/or discounted memberships available to GROUPCARE practices at our discretion.
  2. Provided by James Hallam. James Hallam ProMed and James Hallam are trading names of James Hallam Limited who are Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FSA Number 134435
  3. Subject to the terms and conditions of the policy underwritten by Irwell Insurance Company Limited ‘Irwell’. Irwell is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (Register No. 202897). Peninsula Business Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the sale of non-investment insurance contracts (Register No. 468)
  4. All work conducted by a HRFace2Face consultant is provided on a day rate. For practices who have purchased the full Peninsula employment law package with optional insurance, all the work conducted by a HRFace2Face consultant may also be insured (subject to the terms and conditions of the policy underwritten by Irwell Insurance Company Limited ‘Irwell’.

* Eligible members exclude GP locums, GPSTs and trust indemnified GPs.