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NHS Resolution appoints new Director of Safety and Learning

NHS Resolution announces today, 28 July 2023, the appointment of Megan Bidder as the organisation’s new Director of Safety and Learning. Her appointment follows an open and rigorous recruitment process, which assessed candidates across a range of criteria, including their knowledge, experience and understanding of …

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Collaboration continues to cut costs and resolve cases without need for litigation

NHS Resolution’s Annual report and accounts for 2022/23, published today, demonstrates the organisation’s ongoing commitment to an innovative dispute resolution strategy that has effectively reduced litigation rates and costs. In line with NHS Resolution’s strategy to keep patients and healthcare staff out of court, a …

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Launch of NHS Resolution’s first ever eLearning module aimed at supporting clinicians working within maternity services

NHS Resolution is delighted to announce the launch of its first, innovative eLearning module that focuses on learning from the significant avoidable harm that can occur during the antenatal and postnatal care of mothers and their babies and is seen in the cases notified to …

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Cases of note: Paul v. Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust; Polmear v. Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust; Purchase v. Ahmed (Court of Appeal 13 January 2022)

These three cases were heard together by the court. All involved “secondary victims”, in other words people who were not directly subject to the alleged negligence, but either witnessed a shocking event or came upon it in its immediate aftermath. Those directly affected are known …

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