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NHS sets aside £17.5 billion for medical negligence claims

May 2, 2013

After a sharp increase in the number of medical errors, the NHS has set aside £17.5 billion to cover the costs of paying compensation to thousands of people that are set to make clinical negligence claims. A report compiled by MP’s revealed that there has been a surge of 11 per cent in just one […]

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Anaesthetic awareness leads to clinical negligence claims

August 2, 2012

Anaesthetic awareness – the phenomenon of waking up or being aware of the pain during a surgical procedure – is thought to affect as many as 4,000 people in the UK every year. For some patients it is a real-life horror story, where they feel the pain of being operated on but remain unconscious and […]

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