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  • AvMA welcomes new trustees

    April 20, 2021

    AvMA is delighted to announce that four new trustees and two trainee trustees have joined the board from April 2021. The innovative option to join as a “trainee trustee” was established for those with a keen interest in the charity and qualities to offer who may as yet lack experience of boards, committees, governance etc […]

  • Health professional regulation reforms could be a missed opportunity

    April 8, 2021

    The Government has opened a public consultation on its proposals to ‘modernise’ health professional regulation ( the roles of the GMC, NMC etc) in a document called Regulating health professionals, protecting the public. AvMA welcomes the consultation but has some serious concerns about the lack of attention to the ‘protecting the public’ aspect. These proposals […]

  • NHS urged to create a ‘Harmed Patient Pathway’

    February 11, 2021

    AvMA is pleased to be working with the Harmed Patients Alliance (HPA) with the aim of defining a Harmed Patient Pathway – a nationally agreed range of support that patients or their families can expect to be available following avoidable harm. This stems from the experience of patients and families who have experienced avoidable harm and […]