Private midwives (PPMs) are midwives who work as isolated practitioners, in partnership or in independent models and who work on their own behalf. Midwives may also be considered private activities when they provide midwifery services as individuals or as part of a program implemented by a charitable, aid or charitable organization, if the organization is not formally an employer. If you are a volunteer or in an unpaid position, you must continue to have an appropriate PII agreement. Some voluntary organizations will have IPI agreements that will cover the activities of their volunteers. If you have your own IPI agreements, you should check that they cover a practice you do as voluntary work. Life insurance is insurance that protects a practitioner who has engaged in a particular practice from rights arising from activities or activities carried out under that practice. This type of coverage can be included in an IPI directive or must be purchased separately. «Automatic rehiring» is a provision in insurance policies that restores (restore) the insured`s amount (the limit of compensation or liability) for new unrelated claims, after one or more claims have been paid up to the insured`s limit. You must notify the NMBA in writing within seven days if, at any time you are registered, you no longer have appropriate IED agreements for your professional practice.

Non-charge of NMBA within seven days is considered to be a behaviour for which health, behaviour or benefit measures may be taken under national law. Section 284 of the National Law outlines a number of requirements that allow midwives in private practice to provide intra-local care to women and their infants in the event of home birth, without the need for PII coverage for all other aspects of midwifery care. As a nurse and/or midwife, you are responsible for continuing to comply with NMBA standards and all other obligations of your registration. It is your responsibility to ensure that the PII agreements that you organize on your behalf or that you are organized on your behalf by third parties are adapted to your practice and comply with the registration standards of NMBA: professional liability insurance. This result can also be achieved by a practitioner`s PII directive, which provides for total coverage of a certain amount, with a lower limit (usually half of the total insured) on the amount covered by a duty. Expiration coverage is a kind of coverage that practitioners may need if they stop practicing, depending on the type of PII agreements they implemented during the exercise. It protects a physician who has stopped the practice from allegations arising from activities or activities carried out during the implementation of this practice. If you are employed and work for a single employer, your employer is likely to have PII agreements that provide adequate coverage for your practice and the risks associated with your work. An employer`s PII agreements only cover the activities you perform in the course of your work while you are employed. In accordance with Section 284 of the National Law, there is an exception to the PII rules for midwives who practice private midwives who provide intra-private services to women considering giving birth at home. The amount of the guarantee must be sufficient to fulfill a liability (i.e.

legal liability) for the payment of compensation if a successful claim is invoked against you. The amount of coverage appropriate for you may depend on a combination of factors, for example: It is a requirement according to the NMBA registration standard: professional liability insurance that PII agreements for nurses and/or midwives include automatic reinstatement to ensure that insurance coverage is not exhausted when only one important right is invoked.