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Archive for the ‘Press releases’ category

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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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We’re joining up with national maternity champions to support the delivery of safety maternity care

In order to help trusts to improve maternity safety we have introduced an incentive element to the contribution to the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST). Maternity safety is an important issue for all CNST members as obstetric claims represent the scheme’s biggest area of …

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NHS Resolution’s review of five years of cerebral palsy claims is a vital step towards preventing future harm

NHS Resolution’s review of five years of cerebral palsy claims is a vital step towards preventing future harm A new report from NHS Resolution, ‘Five years of cerebral palsy claims’, provides an in-depth examination of the causes of these rare but tragic incidents and the …