Medico-Legal Advice - The THEMIS Difference

Find peace of mind with medico-legal expertise you can trust

At THEMIS, we understand that navigating the complex world of healthcare litigation requires more than just insurance. It demands expert guidance and support every step of the way.

That’s why we include comprehensive medico-legal advisory services as part of your personal or corporate indemnity policy with us – helping educate, inform and empower you to overcome some of the challenges associated with modern-day healthcare.

With the power of a highly specialised product, created by a team of industry-leading experts at your disposal, we can provide all types of healthcare professionals with tailored, unparalleled medico-legal advice.

Why choose THEMIS for medico-legal expertise?

Whether you’re a specialist surgeon looking for advice on gaining informed consent, a newly qualified doctor trying to keep your documentation in check or an experienced consultant looking for specific cover to protect you in your retirement, our team can help.

Not only do we have substantial experience within the fields of legal, insurance and risk management, but we are also available to offer bespoke advice – regardless of where you are on your career path.

From managing patient complaints to addressing concerns over a practising privileges document, we aren’t like many other companies that can only deal with private matters. At THEMIS, we can help with NHS-related medico-legal issues too, providing you with the guidance you need, no matter the situation.

The benefits of our medico-legal advice

With medico-legal advice included as part of your policy, you can access tailored guidance whenever you need it most, alongside a wide range of other important benefits.

  • Trusted support - why deal with difficult litigation situations on your own? Our experienced medico-legal advisory team handles thousands of inquiries every year and can provide you with invaluable guidance across a variety of issues. Whether you’re facing a potential claim, seeking advice on HR and employment law matters or simply need a sounding board for any other queries, we’re here to help.
  • Early intervention - being able to contact us at the earliest sign of trouble allows you to receive expert advice before any issues escalate. Adopting this proactive approach should not only give you added peace of mind, but also allow you to focus on what you do best – providing a high level of care to your patients.
  • Dedicated point of contact for advice - with a dedicated single point of contact included as part of your policy, we will always be on hand to help, whatever your medico-legal issue might be. Whether it’s a clinical risk management, contractual liability or data protection concern you need advice on, we have the expertise required to provide tailored guidance you can trust.
  • Access exclusive resources - we can keep you up-to-date and educated on what you can do to reduce your risk through our ever-growing library of risk management resources. From personalised risk alerts driven by artificial intelligence (AI) to a wide range of educational materials, we provide you with all the tools you need to stay as informed and confident in your decisions as possible.

Frequently asked questions about medico-legal advice At THEMIS, we recognise that dealing with patient claims and litigation issues can be a distressing thing to go through. That’s why we always aim to be as supportive and transparent in our services as possible, providing you with the medico-legal advice you need, whenever you need it most.

Here are some of the questions we are most often asked about our medico-legal advisory services.

What types of medico-legal issues can THEMIS help with?

Our team are highly trained and experienced in dealing with a wide range of medico-legal. From assisting with the patient claims process directly to dealing with confidentiality-related issues, we can also support you with the following:

  1. Complaints
  2. Reviews published online
  3. Employee investigations
  4. Informed patient consent
  5. Disclosure of records
  6. Public health issues
  7. Mental health concerns
  8. Human Rights Act issues
  9. Professional obligations
  10. Regulatory support

For further advice or information on any other issues, simply give us a call and we’ll be happy to offer our assistance if we can.

Why is it important for healthcare professionals to access medico-legal advice?

Being able to access tailored medico-legal advice is crucial for healthcare professionals because it helps you navigate any of the complex legal and ethical challenges that you are likely to experience when performing your specific role and responsibilities.

Not only does it ensure you understand your legal obligations, but it also allows you to mitigate risks and protect yourself and your patients from potential litigation.

What can I expect from THEMIS’ medico-legal advisory services?

Through our medico-legal advisory services, you can expect to receive expert guidance and support tailored to your unique challenges of working in healthcare. You will also receive:

  • Access to a team of qualified professionals
  • A dedicated point of contact
  • Expert assistance with a range of legal and ethical issues
  • Access to risk management resources
  • Proactive strategies to manage litigation issues effectively

To find out more about our policies, take a look at our FAQs page or give our team a call.