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Life Shield specialises in efficient, cost effective, professional advice for medical professionals. Below are listed some of the areas where we can assist you.

Income Protection – The broadest type of insurance as this pays an ongoing monthly income stream in the event of you not being able to perform the duties in your own occupation due to any illness or injury. Read more on Income Protection for Doctors…

Needle Stick Protection –Pays a lump sum in the event of diagnosis of HIV, Hepatitis B and C. The contraction of a blood borne disease can take away your ability to work in your chosen medical field, most important for invasive occupations such as Surgeons, Dentists, Doctors, etc. A payout in this event will ensures that your lump sum benefit can contribute to medical expenses, capital expenses and loss of income. Read more on blood borne diseases. Read more on Needle Stick Protection….

Life Insurance – To provide for your family and/or your business in the event of death. A Life Insurance policy can aim to repay personal and business debt, home loans, payout your business partners, cover costs associated with your death and to provide an ongoing income stream for your family. Read more on Term Life Insurance….

Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) – To provide for you and your family in the event of serious accident or illness causing you to never return to work. There are two types: Any Occupation and Own Occupation TPD and they are different e.g. The loss of the use of your hand in the event you are surgeon would payout on own occupation but maybe not on an any occupation policy. Read more on TPD Insurance….

Trauma Insurance – Pays a lump sum in the event of diagnosis of a ‘traumatic’ illness such as cancer, stroke or heart attack. A Trauma Insurance policy ensures that your lump sum benefit can contribute to medical expenses and allowing you to take the recovery time needed to recover as soon as possible. Read more on Trauma Insurance….

Business Expenses – Pays an ongoing income stream for up to one year to cover fixed costs of running your business/medical practice in the event of you not being able to work. Read more on business expenses…

Life Shield in the media:

RDAA Rural Roundup – Income Protection for Doctors – check the fine print Read more...

RDAA Rural Pulse January 2012 – Trauma Insurance

RDAA Rural Roundup October 2011 – Income Protection – Don't pay more Read more...

Medical Life Magazine - Everything you wanted to know about Income Protection Insurance (but never dared ask) Read more...

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I contacted Life Shield, who were efficient, easily contacted and understood me as a medical practitioner - things were explained well and I was given literature and time to think. Would I recommend for my colleagues - yes. I already have in fact...

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