Heather suffered permanent damage as a result of negligent treatment in hospital. She talks to AvMA about the devastating effect this has had on her life and the importance of finding sympathetic, expert advice and support.
A report published in August has rejected in the strongest terms the Government’s proposal to allow NHS trusts to investigate themselves and each other under so-called ‘safe space’ arrangements.
AvMA has called for deep reflection following Dr Bawa-Garba’s successful appeal against being struck off the medical register.
Learning from deaths guidance a step in the right direction
AvMA broadly welcomes new NHS guidance on learning from deaths but warns that guidance alone will not address serious strategic and cultural issues.
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