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New guidance calls on NHS to embed a learning and just culture to support staff, patients and carers

Challenging the NHS’ workplace culture is key to improving patient safety says NHS Resolution in their latest guidance. Being fair: supporting a just and learning culture for staff and patients following incidents in the NHS highlights the need for the NHS to involve users of …

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NHS Resolution reviews suicide-related claims to help prevent future harm

NHS Resolution is calling for improvements and better integration across the NHS and mental health services to ensure at risk patients are given more support and care having carried out a thematic review of suicide-related claims. The report, launched to coincide with World Suicide Prevention …

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NHS Resolution presses ahead with mediation as litigation decreases but claims costs continue to rise

2017/18 annual report and accounts published Formal litigation reduced to the lowest recorded level as NHS Resolution mediated more claims in a single year than in its entire history. This was accompanied by a welcome reduction in claimant legal costs (by £31.8 million) for the …

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