Action against Medical Accidents
We assisted the family of Peter Watson in preparing for the Inquest and arranged legal representation for them, which was kindly provided by Mr Pritesh Rathod, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row. The Coroner reached a conclusion of accidental death. Click here for article
04.04.14 'FUNDAMENTAL STANDARDS' NEED TO DO MORE TO PROTECT PATIENTS AND WHISTLEBLOWERS
AvMA's response to the consultation on 'Fundamental Standards' to be regulated by the CQC from October broadly welcomes the direction of travel, but calls for amendments to allow CQC to intervene more quickly to protect patients, and measures to protect whistleblowers. Read AvMA's response here.
02.04.14 LAW COMMISSION REPORT ON HEALTH PROFESSIONAL REGULATION A WASTED OPPORTUNITY
AvMA is calling on the Department of Health to radically change the draft Bill on health professional regulation published by the Law Commission today. The Law Commission have ignored the voice of patients and key lessons from the Francis inquiry.
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