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Additional resources to support general practice indemnity now available

We have created additional materials to help beneficiaries understand what is covered under each of our general practice indemnity schemes. The GPI reporting flowchart outlines when a claim should be reported to us or the relevant medical defence organisation (MDO), and whether the incident is …

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Farah Saber v. University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (Birmingham County Court, 2 December 2022 – Recorder Weaver KC)

Introduction Ms. Saber underwent an operation on 2 September 2013 to remove a tumour from her abdomen.  This was carried out following general anaesthetic and an epidural.  When she awoke from the procedure she could not move her legs and, whilst there has been improvement …

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Case of note: MT and KT v. Kent & Medway NHS Social Care Partnership Trust (High Court, 10/2/2022 – Johnson J.)

Introduction On 8 February 2015 MT suffered a psychotic episode and threatened to stab his daughter, KT.  Police officers attended.  The following day he actually stabbed KT several times, causing serious injuries.  He was prosecuted for attempted murder and found not guilty by reason of …

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Case of note – North Bristol NHS Trust v. HBW (High Court, 26 May 2022 – Ritchie J.)

Introduction This was a sentencing hearing for Contempt of Court in a claim brought by the trust and NHS Resolution.  As such, the case name reverses the usual order. Detail HBW was a young woman who alleged that the trust negligently delayed diagnosing her cauda …

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Case of Note: JA v. Mid-Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (High Court, 26 January 2022 – Eyre J.)

Introduction This hearing involved an attempt to re-open a clinical negligence claim over fifteen years after it had originally been discontinued during a hearing before another High Court judge. Details JA was born in 1997 and suffers from severe cerebral palsy.  He was delivered by …

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