The Government’s Civil Procedure Rules came into force on 1 June 2016 which require all medical experts completing the first fixed costs medical reports in low value soft tissue injury claims to complete accreditation training. For further information on the Civil Procedure Rules on the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents see here.
Prior to the commencement of training, all experts must meet the below minimum requirements:
How to complete the accreditation?
To complete the MedCo accreditation training click here to register
Please note Medical Experts will need to have registered with MedCo as either a Direct Medical Expert or an Indirect Medical Expert and provide their correct MedCo registration number in order to successfully complete MedCo Accreditation Training. All Medical Experts will need ICO registration in order to register with MedCo. For more information on ICO registration visit www.ico.org.uk
The Accreditation Training modules have been developed to cover five core areas of knowledge including:
It is estimated that providers allow 30-35 hours of training to complete the accreditation.
For any questions regarding the accreditation scheme, please email: email@example.com