clinical negligence

clinical negligence

As defined in the UK, actual or alleged negligence or breach of duty (including statutory or contractual duty) by a doctor, in connection with the provision of clinical services.
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But the Post has discovered that five of those patients had died after surgery involving Sarker and their families are understood to have received six-figure settlements for clinical negligence.
But the Mail has discovered that five of those patients had died after surgery involving Sarker - with their families understood to have received six-figure settlements for clinical negligence.
Representing Switalskis at the are (from left) Sarah Tipton Mark Hollinghurst, Janet Baker Switalskis has significantly expanded its personal injury offering, which now comprises specialist teams dealing with clinical negligence, child abuse, adult abuse, serious injury and brain injury claims.
By Clare Thompson, partner in the clinical negligence team at Hay and Kilner MANY thousands of people receive medical treatment every single day.
Byline: Clare Thompson, partner in the clinical negligence team at Hay and Kilner
Mr Collier will lead the firm's clinical negligence team.
This volume addresses aspects of the law regarding clinical negligence in the UK.
Last month the NHS Litigation Authority announced that clinical negligence liability for hospitals had almost doubled to PS56bn and this amount is set to rise.
As the clinical negligence claims environment in SA deteriorates, the effect is being felt not only by healthcare professionals but also by the wider public as a result of the strain that costs place on the public purse.
At the Betsi Board Meeting 21 Jan, "Concerns - Putting Things Right", stated there were 670 clinical negligence claims outstanding against BCUHB, including injuries and brain damage to babies on maternity units, yet there was no question or discussion, no shock or remorse at the figure of 670 claims.
Ken Thomas, partner and head of clinical negligence at HardingEvans, said: "Bobath Wales does such amazing work helping children across the country that are affected by cerebral palsy by providing them with the care and support they need, and we hope that our fundraising will help them to continue this good work.
ALSTERS Kelley LLP has appointed Tony Hall as senior solicitor and head of clinical negligence & personal injury.

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