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  • Clinical negligence protocol during pandemic agreed

    August 14, 2020

    AvMA is pleased to have worked with its lawyer members, NHS Resolution and the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers (SCIL) to agree a joint protocol on the handling of clinical negligence claims during the pandemic. It offers some assurance to those unfortunate enough to have to pursue a clinical negligence claim during these difficult times […]

  • RESPOND Study call for volunteers

    July 30, 2020

    The RESPOND Study is looking for patients and hospital staff with experience of emergency abdominal surgery to take part in a study into complications

  • AvMA comment on Cumberlege report on Medicines and Devices

    July 8, 2020

    AvMA welcomes the Cumberlege report on Medicines and Devices published today. The report contains a range of recommendations for improving the regulation of medicines and devices and recounts the struggle women and families affected by drugs like Primodos, sodium valporate and devices such as mesh implants have had to get their concerns taken seriously and […]

  • Call for urgent action on non-COVID treatment

    June 18, 2020

    A coalition of leading patient safety professionals, including AvMA, has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and First Ministers Nicola Sturgeon, Mark Drakeford and Arlene Foster, calling for urgent action to address the continuing unavailability of urgent diagnostics and treatment for thousands of non-COVID patients. Our amazing, dedicated NHS staff, together with government measures, have […]

  • We’re recruiting a Database & Digital Analyst

    June 18, 2020

    AvMA is embarking on the most exciting leg to date of our digital journey. We are implementing a new CRM to serve all our needs, and developing a digital strategy to support all of our stakeholders. You will be an integral part of this journey, working as part of the project team and as our […]

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