Home Menu Search

Indemnity – paid for travel vaccinations no longer covered by CNSGP

We have been made aware of the following from GPC and ask practices to note that the CNSGP indemnity cover for paid for travel; vaccines will cease from 31st July 2019.

Indemnity – paid for travel vaccinations no longer covered by CNSGP
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS Resolution (NHSR) have confirmed a change in cover provided by CNSGP, with the supply and administration of paid for travel vaccinations no longer included. Previously the published scope of CNSGP included the supply and administration vaccinations where patients are directly charged. DHSC and NHS England have stated that this information was not correct and have apologised for this error.

DHSC and NHSE have committed to ensure that any general practice staff who were administering travel vaccinations and immunisations (where patients were charged a fee) and who understood themselves to be covered under the CNSGP for such activities, are not financially at a disadvantage as a result of any claim, or potential claim, against them as a consequence of relying on the incorrect information. In order to mitigate any risk to the health of patients, NHSR will provide assistance in relation to any claim for clinical negligence for the supply and administration of privately funded travel vaccinations for the period between 1 April and 31 July 2019.

General practice staff should contact NHSR to access support for such claims. Claims relating to the supply and administration of any travel vaccinations or immunisations (where the patient is required to pay) provided outside of this period should be reported to your medical defence organisation or indemnity provider.

Related information

RCN extends indemnity scheme to protect members providing paid-for travel vaccinations | News | Royal College of Nursing

Following the amendment to the CNSGP scheme to remove the cover for paid for travel vaccines, the RCN have announced...

Job Description/Person Spec Tools/Salary/Indemnity

The following pay structure is the one followed at the acute trust in Derbyshire and is the one promoted and...

GP Contract 2018/19

The BMA have now published the details of the changes to the GP Contract for 2018/19. The full details are on the...

Changes to Indemnity

From Mark Sanford-Wood GPC Exec: After discussion with MPS I can provide the following clarification: The...

DAILY COVID BRIEFING DDLMC 25.03.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM Attached are a suite of resources for...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC 25.3.2020

KEY MESSAGES FOR TODAY JOINT DDLMC/ GPA / GPTF / DCHS COVID RESPONSE TEAM Attached are a suite of resources for...

Form Loc1 - Reimbursements for Practice

Sickness/Parental Leave Reimbursements Practices are reminded that these must be submitted to dngp.nhse@nhs.net....

Position Statements & Information Updates

Read the Derby and Derbyshire Local Medical Committee latest Position Statements and news updates. Information...

COVID-19 UPDATE BRIEFING DDLMC – 24.06.2020

There have been some major changes announced over the last few days so we thought it would warrant a special...

DAILY COVID-19 BRIEFING DDLMC – 30.04.2020

NATIONAL UPDATES PCN DES. You will no doubt have seen in the letter from Sir Simon Stevens yesterday that NHSE have...