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New claims baseline to support future improvements in general practice care

Analysis of the data from the first year of an indemnity scheme for general practice has identified that quicker and more accurate diagnosis, and improved prescribing processes could result in better patient outcomes, a report from NHS Resolution published today has found. The report provides …

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NHS Resolution continues to drive down litigation – Annual report and accounts published for 2021/22

NHS Resolution has today published its annual report and accounts for 2021/22 which sets out how its innovative dispute resolution strategy has continued to drive down litigation against the NHS in England. A record 77% of claims were resolved in 2021/22 without court proceedings, continuing …

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Diabetes and lower limb complications: A thematic review of clinical negligence claims

Standardised care and better education could prevent diabetic patients from undergoing amputations, preserve wellbeing and save the NHS money, an NHS Resolution report has found. The report identifies themes in compensation claims involving patients with progressive diabetes-related lower-limb complications that in the worst cases can …

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Resources to support the right decisions on excluding doctors and dentists published

A suite of resources from NHS Resolution’s Practitioner Performance Advice service will help healthcare leaders make the right decisions on exclusions, to ensure patients and staff are protected from harm, and that doctors and dentists are treated fairly, in line with a just and learning …

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Learning from Emergency Medicine compensation claims

NHS Resolution has today published a set of three reports which explore clinical issues that contribute to compensation claims within Emergency Departments. Emergency Departments (ED) in England provide a high-quality service to patients under challenging circumstances. It is understanding how claims can provide unique learning …

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