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Medical malpractice

This policy will be renewed at the end of October, therefore our insurer is unable to issue any documents past 31 October. Please email Azita Karpour after 31 October if you require updated documentation.

NB: Any knowledge of an event which may give rise to a claim should be reported immediately to the Insurance Team. Failure to do so may limit or negate the insurance protection available to the University.

  • Who / What's Covered?

    UNSW has protection for claims by third parties made against staff or students seeking compensation for negligence in the provision of medical services and treatment, including arising from clinical training.

    Level of Cover

    This policy does not cover medical personnel working in UNSW’s clinics, contractors or consultants as they are required to carry their own insurance. This insurance does not provide cover for students wanting to undertake work experience in addition to the requirements of their course. Upon specific application, this insurance can cover any lecturer or short term study course provider in respect of healthcare services, provided they are working under contract to UNSW.

    NB: This policy is a claim made policy therefore any knowledge of an event which may give rise to a claim should be reported immediately to the Insurance Team. Failure to do so may limit or negate the insurance protection available to the University.

  • If Something Goes Wrong?

    If you become aware of any circumstances that could give rise to a medical malpractice claim against you personally or against UNSW, please immediately contact Azita Karpour (02) 9385 1980 of Insurance.

    Making a Claim

    In the event of any claim, please contact Azita Karpour (02) 9385 1980 of Insurance.

For more information please contact Finance Helpdesk on financehelp@unsw.edu.au or call extension 53330.