Policy paper

Indemnity in general practice

Information on the development of a state-backed indemnity scheme for general practice in England.


Indemnity in general practice


The department is seeking to put in place a more stable and more affordable system of indemnity for general practice in England.

This information marks the start of detailed work with GP representatives and others. It outlines current assumptions on key areas. As policy thinking develops, these positions may change.

Published 12 October 2017
Last updated 30 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. The document was updated on 30 November 2017 to reflect the Secretary of State’s decision to direct NHS Resolution to administer the scheme.
  2. Updated the document.
  3. First published.