90 days from today is Sat, 18 April 2020

Avon & Somerset Police Federation

Group insurance

Our insurance scheme provides quality benefits and value to our members in conjunction with George Burrows who have been a personal protection provider for over 50 years.

Please note, in respect of travel cover you must confirm by checking the Travel Insurance Policy Document below that you are covered by the scheme before you travel. There may be a requirement for additional arrangements.

Scheme features 

  • Life cover of £150,000 and 20% advance on terminal prognosis (child death grant £5,000)
  • Critical illness cover £20,000 (child £5,000), partner £10,000
  • RAC UK and European Motor Breakdown cover, member and partner
  • Travel Insurance is 60 days per trip - please note there is no cover in cases of terminal diagnosis
  • Best Doctors Scheme Family Cover
  • Care First Counselling service
  • Accident & Sickness scheme benefits
  • Unsocial hours benefit — to compensate you for each scheduled unsocial hour lost through sickness (2 week excess)
  • Knife & Gun assault — if subject to an assault involving a weapon resulting in injury and sickness absence, £2,500 Gun assault or £1500 knife assault (from Sept. 2017)
  • HIV & Hepatitis B benefit - If you are unfortunate enough to contract either of these as a result of operational duties, a benefit of £40,000 can be claimed
  • Temporary Total Disablement benefit of £35 a week extended to cover Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Planned hospitalisation benefit of £25 a night for a maximum of 30 nights, Accident/Emergency hospitalisation £40 a night
  • Legal Expenses Cover up to £100,000
  • Mobile Phone/Gadget Insurance
  • Home Emergency Assistance

In order to be a member of the Group Insurance Scheme you must be a subscribing member of the Police Federation, or a subscriber at the time of your promotion beyond Chief Inspector. If you would like to join the scheme please contact our office on 01278 647085 and we will be pleased to discuss your requirements.

The availability of documents through this website in no way confers or confirms to you your eligibility to claim under its cover. You should not assume that you are covered under this, or any other area of the Group Insurance Scheme through your membership of Avon and Somerset Police Federation. You are only eligible under this policy if you are a subscribing member of Avon and Somerset Group Insurance Scheme (ASGIS).  If in doubt, check if you are currently a subscribing member of the scheme, your salary advice slip will show any deduction for ASGIS or call the Federation staff on 01278 647085.

Group insurance booklet


Claims & other forms

Application forms

Personal accident / injury claim Officer
Sickness / half pay claim

Officer partner (late joiners only)

Unsocial hours benefit claim  
Emergency hospitalisation claim

Summaries of cover

Planned hospitalisation claim Group insurance Scheme Booklet
Emergency dental claim

Moblie phone & gadget cover

Court compensation claim

Travel Insurance Policy Document

Weapon / assault claim

Arc Legal Assistance

Travel registration form - serving member

RAC Breakdown Policy

Travel registration form - retired member

RAC Breakdown Summary

Beneficiary form - serving member

Home Emergency

Beneficiary form - retired member

Group Critical Illness Policy



January 2020