Compensation for medical negligence

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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Hospital Patients Are Dying From Preventable Blood Clots

November 23, 2012

Concerns have been raised about the number of people dying in hospital due to preventable blood clots. The issue was first raised in 2005 when a report found some 25,000 people died annually as a result of a preventable clot. The problem was recently highlighted once again, this time by the Welsh Assembly’s health committee […]

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Birth Injury: Problems in Newborns

July 3, 2012

A birth injury, often known as a ‘birth trauma’  happens during the birth process. The most common injuries are to the skull, brain and spinal cord. The most frequent cause of a birth injury is the baby’s size and/or position during labour and delivery. The following difficulties may also have an impact on the baby’s […]

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