September 14, 2017
The draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill published today would prohibit all information discovered by the Health Service Safety Investigation Body or by accredited trusts from being disclosed – even to patients or their families when the information is directly relevant to what happened in their treatment.
September 4, 2017
NHS England is inviting family members to express an interest in attending a ‘Learning after Deaths’ – the ‘next steps’ day on 1 November 2017 in London.
July 31, 2017
AvMA is disappointed that Lord Justice Jackson’s report published today fails to truly recognise the impact that imposing fixed recoverable costs on clinical negligence cases will have.
July 28, 2017
Talking in the Telegraph today, AvMA Chief Executive Peter Walsh warned of the dangers of the Government’s plans to impose ‘fixed recoverable costs’ on clinical negligence claims.
June 27, 2017
AvMA is calling upon NHS England to take urgent action to contact over 1,700 patients who may have suffered harm as a result of the blunder which has seen patient records wrongly destroyed.