Membership of SEMPRIS provides a comprehensive set of benefits tailored to the professional needs of doctors involved in the treatment and care of professional sportsmen and women. The scheme includes an individual policy of insurance underwritten at Lloyds of London covering payment of costs, fees, expenses and damages arising from:

  • Clinical negligence claims
  • Claims brought by a sport person’s employer, club, agent, sponsor or event organiser in relation to alleged negligent treatment of a player.
  • Claims arising from pre-signing medical assessments undertaken directly for clubs
  • Treatment provided when travelling overseas with teams.
  • General Medical Council inquiries
  • Disciplinary inquiries
  • Inquests and fatal accident inquiries
  • Criminal investigations arising out of professional practice
  • Defamation
  • Breach of professional confidentiality
  • Breach of Data Protection Act
  • Loss of documents
  • Good Samaritan Acts

In addition members benefit from:

  • 24 hour expert medico-legal advice
  • Advice and assistance on handling complaints
  • Direct access to specialist clinical expertise

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