February 12, 2019
AvMA are currently recruiting – please view our vacancies here.
January 17, 2019
We are pleased to name James, a leading patient safety campaigner, as our new Associate Editor
December 5, 2018
Government drops controversial plan to prohibit NHS from being fully open with injured patients
October 11, 2018
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) ‘State of Care’ report 2017/18 paints a worrying picture of the state of health and social care in England today.
October 2, 2018
Independent research carried out by AvMA shows that the Care Quality Commission “requires improvement” in how it regulates the statutory duty of candour.
October 1, 2018
The inaugural Patient Safety Learning/AvMA award for “engaging patients and their families in safety improvement initiatives” has been won by Haemochromatosis UK
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.