Professional Indemnity Insurance

 

Professional Indemnity Insurance

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You spend your career taking care of other people, so let us take care of you.

ACORN is able to offer a cost-effective solution for members who want Professional Indemnity insurance through a new partnership with Guild Insurance.

Why has ACORN partnered with Guild?

As the preferred insurance partner for ACORN, Guild Insurance provides Professional Indemnity insurance cover designed specifically for you as a perioperative nurse. From your time as a nursing student and throughout your professional years, Guild Insurance is there for you every step of the way.
Guild Insurance has been providing PII for Australian Allied Health professionals for over 54 years. They currently partner with and provide insurance for 12 AHPRA registered professions, like ACORN.

Why do I need my own Professional Indemnity cover?

As a nurse you are exposed to risks every day.

A patient could have an adverse reaction to treatment. You might follow the right procedures but a patient accuses you of wrongdoing. No matter where you work, claims can be made not just against your employer, but against you as an individual. Even if you’re found not at fault, the cost of defending a claim against you personally can be financially and emotionally crippling. In some cases, relying on your employer’s policy could conflict with your own best interests.

What does Guild Insurance cover me for?

When you’re insured with Guild, you’ll have protection that meets national nursing requirements. Guild offers you financial peace of mind and support by mitigating risk as you perform your activities as registered nurse or nurse practitioner. Guild ensures your interests are best served when a conflict arises between your version of events and that of another practitioner or your employer.

With a choice of $20 Million, $10 Million or $5 Million liability options, you’ll even enjoy the convenience of having it all in one policy:

1. Professional Indemnity 
Broad cover for financial loss caused in connection with your nursing.

2. Public Liability 
Cover for accidents that cause injury or property damage because of you performing your job.

3. Products Liability
Protects you against liability for damages caused by goods sold or supplied by you in your role.

It’s always the little extras in your policy that can make all the difference such as:

  • Run-off cover which protects you when you’ve ceased nursing permanently
  • Cover for legal costs and expenses associated with complaints to your registration body, disciplinary proceedings or a coronial inquiry
  • Choice of full-time, part-time, self-employed or employed cover
  • Nil basic excess on liability claims
  • Pay by the month at no extra cost
  • 24/7 claims support

How can I find out more?

To find out more on the benefits of Guild’s Nurses Professional Indemnity Insurance or to get a quote, simply click here or call 1800 810 213.

Insurance issued by Guild Insurance Limited ABN 55 004 538 863, AFS Licence No. 233 791 and subject to terms, conditions and exclusions. Guild Insurance supports ACORN through the payment of referral fees. This information is of a general nature only, please refer to the policy for details. For further information please contact Guild Insurance on 1800 810 213.