Are you acting for a baby or child?

Mother and child

A loss of life or medical injury is devastating but when a parent or carer experiences the loss of a child or has to come to terms with their child having sustained injury, that pain is compounded.

Most parents look for an open and honest explanation of what went wrong together with assurances of what is being done to prevent other children suffering in the future.

How AvMA can help

Our self-help guides provide clear and straightforward advice for parents or carers acting on behalf of a baby or child:

If after reading this guide you require further help, please contact our helpline

  • 0845 123 2352 (Mon – Fri 10am – 3.30pm)

Or you can write in to our advice and information service.