USIS members benefit from professional indemnity tailored for UK urologists. Membership of USIS offers a high quality, secure and cost-effective solution to your professional indemnity requirements. USIS is a mutual exclusively for urologists, owned and governed by its members.
Membership of the USIS Scheme is exclusively designed for UK urologists practising in the NHS and independent sectors. Benefits include:
We are proud to offer a “refer a friend” programme to existing consultant urologist members of USIS. The programme is simple and transparent. It operates as follows.
Founded in 1967 W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRBC) is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States. WRBC is 354 in the Fortune 500 rankings and is rated by AM Best A+ (Superior) and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poors.
W/R/B Underwriting, which operates Syndicate 1967, was established in 2008 as part of WRBC to underwrite within the Lloyd’s and London Market. The syndicate underwrites US$285M (2017) across multiple product lines.
W/R/B Underwriting are honoured to be the appointed insurer for the members of USIS. As one of the first insurers to offer Medical Malpractice insurance to surgeons in the UK, we provide a wealth of experience which enables us to deliver tailored solutions, flexible products and authoritative underwriting.
W/R/B Underwriting undertook an analysis of their product for surgeons and following this they now have an enhanced offering including the additional benefits; contract disputes, providing assistance in a dispute with a private hospital, the provision of a no claims bonus and cover during maternity, paternity or sabbatical leave.
Urology Specialists Indemnity Scheme (USIS) is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. The company number is 11452829. There are no shareholders to satisfy.
USIS is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Stackhouse Poland Limited. Stackhouse Poland Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in respect of General Insurance business.
The Clinical Board directors of USIS are responsible for the governance of the Scheme including:
If something goes wrong or you sense a patient or their family are critical of your care, contact the medico-legal advisory team on 0300 3033 531/ firstname.lastname@example.org Our helpline operates 24 hours a day.
We can act as a sounding board, provide advice, review the response to complaints, help you to prepare statements and assist you at internal hospital investigations, disciplinary processes and the GMC.
We will ensure that your insurer is notified and specialist solicitors are appointed if necessary. Our in-house medico-legal director is a practising healthcare solicitor with over twenty years’ experience of assisting doctors.
Existing members should log in to the MEMBERS’ AREA to access their current insurance policy documents.
You can access our on-line application form to join USIS here. You will need to provide details about the scope of your practice, the number of sessions you work in the NHS and independent sector and any previous claims against you. The form may be saved in sections as you go along so you can return to complete it. Once you submit it, one of our in-house medical indemnity advisers will contact you to finalise any outstanding matters and you will then receive a fully personalised cost for your membership of USIS.
If you have any queries relating to your application, please call the MPI Group on 0300 3033 531 or email us at email@example.com.