May 2017

Rapid Response and Redress scheme has potential but needs radical changes

We say parents of brain damaged children could be short changed

 Partial victory for openness as ‘safe space’ dropped for now

It’s not all good news as safe space will still apply in HSIB investigations

Fixed costs ‘premature and ill-informed’

AvMA and eight other charities have published an open letter to Jeremy Hunt. Read why this is important for patient safety as well as justice.

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We are looking for your real experiences to highlight the impact of failures in medical care and the importance of dealing with errors openly and honestly

 We’re looking for new trustees

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Stepping out for AvMA

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Patient safety in the news

Some of the stories we’ve been reading about this month.