February 10, 2015
AvMA’s CEO, Peter Walsh, today gave evidence to the Public Administration Select Committee which is looking into NHS Complaints and Clinical Failure. You can view Peter Walsh’s oral evidence and AvMA’s written evidence on the Committee’s website.
February 5, 2015
AvMA Chief Executive, Peter Walsh, spoke to over 200 radiologists at the BSGAR annual meeting in Leeds about the implications of the New Duty of Candour for radiologists.
January 28, 2015
Northern Ireland Health Minister, Jim Wells, has accepted Sir Liam Donaldson’s recommendation of a Duty of Candour. He made the commitment in a statement yesterday. Read full Press Release.
January 21, 2015
Today sees the launch of the Health Select Committee’s report on “Complaints and Raising Concerns”. The charity provided evidence to the committee to help it arrive at this report. AvMA welcomes the publication of this report and the recommendations for improvements to the Ombudsman’s role in investigating NHS complaints and strengthening arrangements for independent advice and information for […]
January 8, 2015
This winter is seeing unprecedented pressure on accident and emergency departments right across the country. Much of the media attention has concentrated on hospitals not meeting the waiting time for admission target of 4 hours maximum. Whilst any decent service should aspire to assess, admit or treat and discharge patients within 4 hours, AvMA is […]