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.About us
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Patients and lawyers unite to offer ministers better solutions to clinical negligence legal costs than controversial plans to impose 'fixed costs'
Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA), the Law Society and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers have jointly agreed suggested terms of reference for a working party to reduce legal costs in clinical negligence...
1 Dec 2017 Read full story
This year marks AvMA's 35th Anniversary. As part of the celebration we are holding a silent auction to raise much needed funds to support our work in patient safety and...
29 Nov 2017 Read full story
RT @PeterWalshAvMA: Most of the people we help give trusts the chance the opportunity to investigate and respond properly but when they are…
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