Tuesday, 16 July 2019

NHS litigation bill rises while claim number remains steady

NHS litigation bill rises while claim number remains steady Latest figures show the cost of clinical negligence claims is continuing to rise despite a flattening of the number of claims, prompting medical defence bodies to urge the UK government to hasten reform of the legal processes.


In its annual report NHS Resolution says that provision for claims indemnified had increased by £6.4bn to a record high of £83.4bn as of 31 March 2019. OnMedica

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