August 13, 2018
AvMA is calling for all concerned with the controversy over Dr Bawa-Garba to reflect deeply on how this affair has been handled, and work together to create a truly just culture in the NHS
Joint Parliamentary Committee tells Government to drop most controversial part of its ‘Safe Space’ proposalsAugust 2, 2018
The Joint Committee report rejects in the strongest terms the Government’s proposal to allow NHS trusts to investigate themselves and each other under the so-called ‘safe space’ arrangements.
July 18, 2018
Invitation to participate and contribute to research on ‘second harm’ within healthcare.
AvMA statement in response to publication of NHS “Learning from Deaths” guidance for trusts and familiesJuly 12, 2018
AvMA welcomes the Learning from Deaths guidance but warns that guidance alone will not address the strategic and cultural issues in the NHS which allow far too many avoidable deaths to occur.
July 2, 2018
AvMA has launched Friends of AvMA, a new way for you to support the charity. For just £5/month, you can help make healthcare safer and fairer for all.
June 26, 2018
Controversial proposals to impose a prohibition on sharing information gleaned from NHS patient safety investigations would destroy trust in NHS investigations and the NHS’ traditional relationship with patients.
June 20, 2018
AvMA welcomes today’s report on the Gosport War Memorial Hospital scandal but warns that the Government’s response falls short of what is needed to satisfy the families and the public.
May 16, 2018
Professional Standards Authority report into NMC handling of cases connected to the Furness General Hospital is a damning indictment of the organisation’s culture.
May 2, 2018
AvMA is warning that the more the NHS is reliant on technology, the greater risk there is that the breast screening disaster announced by Jeremy Hunt may be repeated in different ways.
March 26, 2018
NHS organisations who have excelled in engaging patients and families in patient safety work can now be nominated for a brand new award. Launched by Patient Safety Learning and sponsored by AvMA, this new award is looking for innovative projects which have made a demonstrable difference to patient safety and have the potential to be replicated in other organisations.