BLM – Clinical negligence claims data: a decade of increases, but no solutions
- FOIL Ireland
- FOIL select
- London FOIL
Author - Vicki Swanton
Vicki Swanton’s recent blog towards the end of January took a broad look at a range of factors at work in influencing the increasing cost of clinical negligence claims and outlined some of the initiatives underway to address this. Further data on the rising burden of clinical negligence in England emerged earlier this week in the written Parliamentary answer set out below.
Health Minister Nadine Dorries MP was asked in Parliament what estimate has been made of NHS clinical negligence liability over the last 10 years? On 11 February she provided data on total provisions which have been made by NHS Resolution for accrued clinical negligence liabilities.