Membership for your foundation year
With your time at dental school coming to an end, your thoughts are no doubt turning to your foundation year. While this can be daunting, you’re never on your own with Dental Protection in your corner.
For just £10 for 14 months, you’re in experienced hands, with a provider who works tirelessly to give you the best support, advice and training possible.
Get a free Dental Yearbook when you graduate + 20% off HappyThreads scrubs
In addition to the many benefits of being a member, when you renew with us, you’ll get a dental school yearbook worth £25. We’ll also email you your 20% discount code for HappyThreads scrubs once your payment has been taken.
What is indemnity and why choose Dental Protection?
Professional protection, also known as indemnity, can help you with any dentolegal issues that may arise from both your time as a foundation dentist and throughout your whole career. This can be anything from patient complaints, to claims and referrals, and disciplinary and regulatory proceedings relating to your professional practice.
Your foundation dentist member benefits
Advice and legal representation
The right to request advice and legal representation for disciplinary and regulatory proceedings and criminal investigations related to your professional practice
The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims (not covered by NHS indemnity) and Good Samaritan acts worldwide
Expert legal team
Access to a dedicated expert legal team which may include clinical negligence solicitors, dentolegal consultants and professional claims managers
Confidential counselling service
Access to confidential counselling at no additional cost, via our trusted partners ICAS
Professional development workshops and online courses
Workshops, online courses and webinars with accredited CPD to develop your communication and risk management skills
Help with unwanted media attention
Expert support including preparing statements and responding to the media on your behalf
Dentolegal advice line including out of hours emergency support 24/7. Access to the advice line is unlimited, and the number of times you call has no impact on your subscription rate
Help responding to and resolving patient complaints
Risk management resources
Access to online publications and case studies
Don't just take our word for it...
Hear about being a member from our ambassador Dr Raina Palit, a final year student at the University of Sheffield.