Self-help guides

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AvMA’s self-help guides have been written by experts to help guide you through the process of taking action following a medical injury. In clear and straightforward language, they set out the procedures you will need to follow, and legal rights and obligations, and contain useful contact details for regulatory bodies, advice services and other organisations that may be of help.

Making a complaint about NHS or private healthcare

Help with an inquest

Instigating disciplinary action against a healthcare worker

Making a legal claim for compensation

Acting for a baby or child

Other advice