Posts Tagged ‘Clinical errors’

Cost of clinical negligence claims to the NHS continues to spiral upwards

The NHS paid out more than £1.08 billion in damages to claimants in 2016/17, a 14% increase on the previous year. The first annual report of NHS Resolu...

‘No win no fee’ lawyers grow negligence claims

Personal injury lawyers are being blamed for soaring clinical negligence claims which are spiralling at the rate of 10% a year. A record £15 billion has ...

NHS has to learn how to say “sorry” for its mistakes

The NHS should learn to say sorry to patients when mistakes are made, a health watchdog says. The National Patient Safety Agency, which monitors errors in...