Insurance broker Aon, in partnership with insurer Ecclesiastical, has launched Practicecare, an insurance policy designed to meet the needs of doctors and dentists in the UK.

Aon said that the launch of the polocy is in response to a significant rise in the number of doctors and dentists in the UK.

The policy provides cover for breakdown of equipment; cover for contents, computers, buildings, legal liabilities, as well as walk in/walk out theft, bags, equipment and medical records.

Angus Cameron, executive director of professional services group at Aon, said: We are delighted to have partnered with Ecclesiastical to launch this bespoke product to doctors and dentists, which allows doctors and dentists to have complete peace of mind that the risks involved in running a surgery are covered.