May 26, 2017
The consultation has good intentions, which we support, but we are concerned that the proposals have not been thought through properly and lack detail.
May 2, 2017
An open letter from AvMA and 8 other patients’ charities calling on the Secretary of State for Health to reconsider proposals on imposing fixed costs in clinical negligence was published in the Daily Telegraph today, coinciding with the close of the consultation.
April 24, 2017
The Department of Health has dropped controversial plans to impose ‘safe space’ provisions on local investigations following strong concerns expressed by AvMA and other stakeholders in response to its consultation at the end of last year.
March 14, 2017
AvMA Chief Executive has written a blog for the Centre for Health and the Public Interest asking “Will limiting the costs in clinical negligence claims make patients less safe?”
March 3, 2017
AvMA cautiously welcomes the Department of Health’s plans to introduce a “Rapid Resolution & Redress” scheme for brain damaged children as an alternative to litigation.