COVID-19: An Important Message for our Members
Every one of you will have been affected in some way by the devastating
impact of COVID-19 on the global community. Please know that we are
thinking of you, and that we are here for you, more so than ever before.
We would like to stress that we will continue to cover health professionals who
may be required to work outside of their scope. Some will need to amend the
way they work. Whether that change is with phone or Skype consultations, or
another platform, please note the changes are covered.
If a retired doctor is asked to return to work to assist with combating COVID19, and they were previously insured by New Zealand Medical Indemnity Insurance,
they will receive cover for free provided they receive a special practicing
We currently offer Trainee Interns cover for free. We understand that they
may be asked to perform services beyond their normal scope. Please be
reassured that we will continue to cover them for free.
We thank you for your patience at this time as we contend with increased
enquiries. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will advise
our members should our service provision change.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you have. As we said,
we’re here for you.