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  • AvMA calls Jackson review of civil litigation ‘disappointing’

    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.

  • NHS plans will fuel culture of ‘deny and defend’

    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.

  • Patients should be told about medical records scandal

    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.

  • New attack on access to justice

    June 27, 2017

    AvMA has reacted with surprise and disappointment to proposals launched by the Medical Protection Society which ignore the main reasons for the high cost of clinical negligence to the NHS.

  • Advice regarding Ian Paterson

    May 31, 2017

    More information if you believe that you have been harmed by former breast surgeon Ian Paterson

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