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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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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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Litigation related to anaesthesia: analysis of claims report published

Anaesthesia remains a medico legally low risk specialty, an analysis of claims has shown. A report, co-authored by NHS Resolution’s Tim Shurlock and Tinku Mitra, reviewed 1230 claims against anaesthesia in England. Cost and comparisons were made against a similar published analysis from 1995-2007. Anaesthesia now …

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