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The global pandemic means that your elective may look quite different from what you’d planned. But the protection we provide is still the same.Whether you’re able to travel abroad or decide to stay in the UK, it’s still an exciting time. This will be your first major opportunity to use the skills and knowledge you’ve learned over the last few years and experience life in a new environment.Most countries will require you to have elective protection, as will institutions in the UK. And as a Dental Protection member, we can provide you with support for your elective completely free.
Don't worry you can still join Dental Protection for free while you're studying and once you've joined you can then apply for elective cover.
Being a Dental Protection member gives you more than just the right to request indemnity. You’ll also be able to take advantage of a range of other benefits, including access to our dentolegal advice line, available 24/7 in an emergency, to help you tackle any dentolegal or ethical dilemmas you might face.
If circumstances allow you to carry out your elective abroad, it’s good to know that we’re the only dental defence organisation in the country with members all over the globe. Backed by our in-house team of dedicated dentolegal experts, we can help you apply for funding and give you advice to keep you safe throughout your career.
Whenever you need support during your elective, we will be there for you.
Are you hoping to travel to Australia for your elective? If you are, Australian legislation stipulates that all healthcare practitioners, including dental students, must be covered by an insurance contract while practising in Australia.
We have partnered with the MIPS (Medical Indemnity Protection Society) to provide you with a suitable insurance arrangement while in Australia on your elective.
You can apply for your free student membership with MIPS by visiting their website. Please remember to include your Dental Protection membership number when completing the MIPS application form.
You'll notice a few things have changed on our website. After asking our members what they want in an online platform, we've made it easier to access our membership benefits and created a more personalised user experience.
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