Brexit is an ever-evolving enigma with an enormous amount of potential outcomes, impacts and possibilities for dental practices across the United Kingdom. A ‘No-Deal’ outcome in March 2019 could be devastating for the UK Dental Industry. MIAB's Specialist Insurance Adviser, reviews how restrictions on automatic qualification recognition could cause European Economic Area (EEA) trained staff levels to decrease.
With just weeks to go until the expected launch of state-backed indemnity, stakeholders including federations and practices are demanding more information about the scheme.
Little official information is known about how primary care will benefit from the proposals. If we consider what we do know about state-backed indemnity, it highlights there are still lots of questions left unanswered - especially around the issue of GP income and the impact of state-backed indemnity.
The next funding application deadline for the Clinical Pharmacists in General Practice programme is the 23rd of November, have you considered everything you need if you're applying?
We will be attending The Pharmacy Show on the 7th - 8th of October, visit us at stand Pi60!
We are proud to once again sponsor First Practice Management's 'Practice Manager Salary Survey'!
We are proud to announce we've signed the Inclusive Behaviours in Insurance pledge, and commit to ensuring all of our employees can expect to be treated with respect, courtesy and dignity.
We're delighted to announce we will be attending Simplyhealth Professional's Key Client Forums across the UK, from September to November!
The announcement of a Government-backed indemnity scheme in October heralded a new era of indemnity provision. For the GP community the announcement was long-overdue. But the lack of detail, and brief Department of Health (DOH) press releases, means that GPs simply cannot get excited about what they don’t fully understand.
In a comprehensive review and analysis of GP Indemnity, MIAB Director, Tristan Lennox-Gentle, explores some of the common questions MIAB has been posed by GPs, Allied Healthcare Professionals, LMCs, Federations and Partnerships.
As a healthcare professional, you are constantly faced with a high stress environment. So it's no wonder that burnout and absence due to mental illness are common within practices. As a business owner, you can care for both yours, and your staff's mental health through MIAB's Business Overheads, or Locum Insurance.
As a business owner, you rely on the health of your staff to ensure the practice will continue to run. At MIAB we know how important this is, so we're pleased to support you should a member of staff be unable to work due to sickness or an accident.
In the current industry climate where according to Pulse one in six posts are failing to be filled, staff shortage can have a severe knock on effect to the smooth running of a practice. We are all acutely aware of the staff supply and demand mismatch and the resultant spiralling cost of recruitment.
However it is not just staff shortages that cause issues, here MIAB explores the costs to a practice associated with a key member of staff absence, and what you, as a practice manager, can do to protect your business from it.
At MIAB, we pride ourselves on our industry knowledge, and ability to provide bespoke insurance and expert advice. We strive to find a policy most suitable for your needs. This now includes a tailored Life Insurance policy designed exclusively for diabetics from Royal London
From the 25th - 26th of June, MIAB will be supporting, and spreading awareness of Insurance Charities Awareness Week.
MIAB are proud to announce a new partnership with Simplyhealth Professionals, offering their 6,500 member dentists bespoke insurance and expert advice.
The PCPA are hosting their Annual Members Conference on the 11th of July 2018, at the Renaissance Hotel, Blackfriars Street, Manchester.
The PCPA are hosting their Annual Members Conference on the 12th of June 2018, at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, London.
Many GPs are counting the days until their own indemnity requirements are provided for by the state from April 2019. Few GPs, however, have considered how government indemnity will respond in the context of the new models of care encouraged by regional NHS bodies.
All practicing dentists should understand the importance of having the correct dental malpractice insurance in place, should they need it. Director of MIAB, Andrew North, explains your options.
MIAB are proud to sponsor the PCPA London to Paris charity bike ride on the 4th of May 2018
MIAB Director, Andrew North, writes about the two main reasons dental practice owners should consider a Business Overheads policy.
It has been reported by Pulse that the BMA have advised GP practices they ‘may not be able to claim full sickness reimbursement if a GP is off more than once a year', MIAB's Locum Insurance may be the solution.
The changes to the way we handle personal data is coming on the 25th of May 2018.
MIAB is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Clarity Informatics, a globally recognised healthcare partner providing innovative support and dynamic solutions for healthcare professionals and providers.
MIAB will be attending this year’s Londonwide LMCs annual conference at the Kia Oval, Kennington, on the 2nd of May 2018.
MIAB will be attending the Pulse LIVE event in London, on the 27th and 28th of March 2018.
The British Dental Association (BDA) have revealed that NHS dentistry is under pressure due to low staffing levels, with 68% of NHS practices in England reporting recruitment troubles in the past year.
If the statistics from the BDA are an accurate reflection of the industry as a whole, you may find it difficult to source cover internally for these absences. Luckily, Business Overheads cover provides you with the reassurance you need.
The PCPA are hosting their annual Practice Pharmacy Group Symposium on the 22nd March 2018 at The Studio, Birmingham.
We have compiled this infographic tailored to you as a Dentist, so you can get a better understanding of the importance of having Income Protection, and how you could be supported in the future, should you need it.
An inevitable challenge business owners face is their absence, or that of staff members, for a lengthy period of time. Covering the related costs is an unwelcome burden, but a solution that’s increasing in popularity is Business Overheads Insurance. Find out how it protects businesses during unplanned periods of absence.
Since the NHS Contract Changes, many practices have assesed the suitability of their Locum Insurance policies as the reimbursement changes will provide an element of cover for their salaried GPs - but what about their non-clinical staff?
MIAB's Specialist Business Overheads Insurance Adviser, speaks about the recent increase of Pharmacist Locum rates, and how this change can impact your business.
If your Surgery Insurance renewal is coming up, take a look at some of our key features, and see how MIAB can support your business, and provide reassurance for you.
If your Practice Insurance renewal is coming up, take a look at some of our key features, and see how MIAB can support your business, and provide reassurance for you.
MIAB Director, Tristan Lennox-Gentle, will be attending Nottinghamshire LMC's 2018 annual conference on the 30th January.
Our Specialist Dental Indemnity Advisers have composed a list of key points to consider when reviewing your Dental Indemnity Cover.
Being a GP has always meant coping with a significant amount of stress and pressure, and as primary care extends its scope of services in line with NHS England’s General Practice Forward View, things are getting no easier.
Small wonder therefore that occasionally the stress and pressure gets too much and a GP needs to seek care in respect of mental health or addiction services.
MIAB has taken steps to be able to offer indemnity cover to such GPs, enabling them to return to general practice.