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Practitioner Performance Advice launches new Insights paper on HPANs

Our Practitioner Performance Advice service has today published its latest Insights paper: Healthcare Professional Alert Notices (HPANs): insights from nine years of managing the scheme which explains what an HPAN is, why they are issued and their importance in ensuring patient, staff and public safety. …

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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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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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