Insurance & Reassurance

At Private Midwives, we believe in making sure all our expectant mothers have the best possible experience through pregnancy, part of which is having the reassurance of knowing that their dedicated midwife is insured and the care that they are receiving is supported and approved in every way.

Ensuring we always provide the very latest in private maternity services means we consider our insurance as an extremely important part of the care our clients receive.

Private Midwives are very proud to be fully insured for all aspects of midwifery care with no exclusions on practice.

Outside of the NHS, Private Midwives is the only national provider of midwifery services to have appropriate insurance, with a £10m level of cover.


Legislation comes into force in 17th July 2014 for the protection and benefit of mothers, babies and the midwives who assist them.

This legislation makes it a legal requirement for any individual, or company providing midwifery services in the UK to have appropriate insurance.

Outside of the NHS, Private Midwives is the only national provider of midwifery services to have appropriate insurance, with a £10m level of cover.

Our underwriters are one of the largest in the world and global leaders in medical insurance.

Having decided not to insure many other maternity service providers, they have chosen to work with Private Midwives, for the following reasons;

  • robust approach to clinical governance and risk management
  • carefully designed individualised care pathways
  • clear and evident passion and drive with outstanding customer feedback
  • actuarial analysis supporting clinical assertions
  • a proven track record of delivering excellent, safe and effective care

All of the above means that our hugely experienced  midwives are fortunate enough to be able to continue to provide a unique and legal service...

… and our clients are safe in the knowledge that one of the most important events in their lives is properly, professionally and safely delivered.

Update regarding insurance

Please see the link below from the latest information regarding The Health Care and Associated Professions (Indemnity Arrangements) Order 2014