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Attempted clinical negligence fraud lands claimant with jail sentence and an order to repay damages and costs

On 2 July 2021, Mr Darren Dommett was sentenced[1] to 29 weeks, almost 7 months, in jail for attempting to defraud the NHS of nearly £2 million. The Court found Mr Dommett had deliberately and grossly exaggerated the extent of his disabilities. The sentence also …

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New guide helps NHS trusts improve patient safety by learning from clinical negligence claims

A new best practice guide helping trusts learn more from NHS negligence claims has been issued in the drive for better patient safety. With the cost of harm for clinical negligence claims from incidents in 2019/20 expected to cost the NHS £8.3 billion, the Getting …

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NHS Resolution launches new indemnity scheme to support NHS coronavirus response

A new scheme has been launched by NHS Resolution to meet liabilities arising from the special healthcare arrangements being put in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The scheme, which will be known as the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Coronavirus (CNSC), has been designed …

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