Posts Tagged ‘Clinical negligence’

New cap proposed to limit the costs that lawyers can recover in NHS clinical negligence cases

The Government has announced that an expert group will be formed to work on introducing a new cap on the amount of costs that lawyers can recover in clinic...

Government urged to curb rising costs of clinical negligence claims against NHS

The rising costs of clinical negligence claims are crippling the NHS and the Government has to do more to tackle the issue. A coalition of organisations...

Clinical negligence: “We cannot go on like this with the NHS spending more and more on litigation”

Reaction to the NAO report that criticises Government efforts to tackle the spiraling clinical negligence bill the NHS faces: Niall Dickson, chief execu...

Government not doing enough to tackle spiraling costs of clinical negligence claims on NHS

The government has to tackle the spiraling costs of clinical negligence claims across the health and justice systems, according to the National Audit Offic...

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...