December 21, 2017
The Medical Protection Society (MPS) Survey of GPs, reported on in The Times, may be used to attempt to deny justice to patients harmed by negligent medical treatment, AvMA warns.
Patients and lawyers unite to offer ministers better solutions to clinical negligence legal costs than controversial plans to impose ‘fixed costs’December 1, 2017
Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA), the Law Society and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers have jointly agreed suggested terms of reference for a working party to reduce legal costs in clinical negligence cases below £25,000 in value.
November 29, 2017
This year marks AvMA’s 35th Anniversary. As part of the celebration we are holding a silent auction to raise much needed funds to support our work in patient safety and access to justice.
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.