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, and can put you in contact with 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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AvMA welcomes today’s report on the Gosport War Memorial Hospital scandal but warns that the Government’s response falls short of what is needed to satisfy the families and the public.
20 Jun 2018 Read full story
Professional Standards Authority report into NMC handling of cases connected to the Furness General Hospital is a damning indictment of the organisation’s culture.
16 May 2018 Read full story
RT @Jane_Basham: Deeply worrying. Patients & families/ carers impacted by accidents/ serious incidents in hospital must be placed at the ce…
RT @Elenski55: @AvMAuk @martinr2015 @PeterWalshAvMA Just what we need in our corrupt unaccountable age..................more people marking…