Reports suggest legal duty of candour (Robbie’s law) will be accepted by Jeremy Hunt

Published: 23 Mar 2013

If reportsĀ in the Times, Daily Mail and Health Service JournalĀ that Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is about to announce that he will accept the recommendation from Robert Francis QC are correct, it will be the biggest advance in patient safety and patients rights in the history of the NHS. Peter Walsh, chief executive of AvMA said:

Jeremy Hunt is due to announce the Government response to
the Francis inquiry on Tuesday.