Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) is the UK charity for patient safety & justice

We provide free independent advice and support to people affected by medical accidents (lapses in patient safety) through our specialist helpline, written casework and inquest support services. We can refer to our accredited clinical negligence solicitors if appropriate. We also work in partnership with health professionals, the NHS, government departments, lawyers and, most of all patients, to improve patient safety and justice.

 Learn more about our work….watch AvMA’s video

About us

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch: Glass half full or half empty?

Read our blog by Chief Exec Peter Walsh on the news that Air Accident Investigation chief is set to take on the role of NHS chief investigator at the HSIB and our continuing concerns

Read more

Latest news

Read all news Receive our e-newsletter

Latest tweets

  • twitter-avatar

    RT @RebmarkLegal: Visit us on Stand 15 for Day 2 of the @AvMAuk conference. #ACNC2016, looking forward to seeing everyone!

    2 Jul 2016 Reply - Retweet

    RT @RichKayser: Early Sat morning start #tea certainly needed. Ready for the final day of the @AvMAuk clin neg #conference…

    2 Jul 2016 Reply - Retweet