Members are provided with Medical & Professional Liability Insurance up to £2.5 million per claim (£5 million in total), together with Public Liability Insurance up to £5 million.
CPD & Networking – Tools, Events, Conferences and Guides
British Orthoptic Society (BOS) Trade Union
Representation and advice on work matters from local BOS TU reps and Society Officers and experts including grievance and disciplinary issues, terms and conditions of employment etc. Find our Trade Union page here
BIOS membership entitlements
|Feature||Full (1)||Overseas||Non-practising||Associate (Technician / Assistant)||Retired||NTP / Academics||Student|
|Employment / TU representation||Yes||No||No||Yes||No||Yes||No|
|Clinical meetings, Conferences, AGM||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|BIOS Voting rights||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes||Yes||No|
|BOS TU Voting rights (5)||Yes||No||No||No||No||Yes||No|
|BIOS private website||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|BIOS CPD system||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|BIOS Union Line (6)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
BIOS legal services
BIOS legal provides a range of legal services to members and their families, including personal injury claims and employment law advice, free simple wills, conveyancing, as well as an advice line that can cover any legal issue. At BIOS legal we also offer a free motor legal service, a criminal and regulatory service, family law service.
Our prime focus is entirely on providing exceptional legal services to BIOS members and maintaining 100% of their cost awarded by taking no deductions from their compensation.
Personal Injury & Accidents Service
If a member makes a personal injury claim with BIOS legal, they are guaranteed 100% of the compensation they win. All of the costs of making a personal injury claim are covered by your BIOS membership. Our personal injury team work to secure the best possible outcome for our members claim. We deal with:
At BIOS legal, we are able to offer advice and legal support on all aspects of employment law and litigation for members. Our experienced team of legal advisors and employment lawyers can offer BIOS members the benefit of their expertise when it comes to their rights at work.
We can provide advice on a range of employment matters through our free dedicated advice line.
We can assess the merits of a claim relating to some of the following matters: