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NHS Resolution welcomes independent GMC report into doctor wellbeing

NHS Resolution welcomes the recent GMC report, Caring for doctors, Caring for patients. This report recognises the importance of doctor wellbeing in delivering safe, high quality patient care. Workplace stress in healthcare organisations affects care delivery and increases the risk of clinical errors. The GMC …

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NHS Resolution statement regarding the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts and the maternity incentive scheme

NHS Resolution’s maternity incentive scheme is designed, together with experts across the system to drive greater adherence to actions designed by them to improve maternity safety. The scheme has seen significant improvement in compliance with those actions. The maternity incentive scheme brings together key partners …

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Case of note: ZZZ v. Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (High Court, 26 June 2019 – Garnham J.)

ZZZ v. Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust A young woman (referred to as XXX) was a rear seat passenger in a car which was involved in a road traffic collision at 09.17 on 27 October 2011. She was wearing a lap seat belt but …

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Case of note: Hooper v. Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Central London County Court 15 February 2019 – Judge Baucher)

Causation in stroke case Factual summary Mr Hooper, a self-employed businessman aged 50, felt unwell at work on 18 July 2011. He was taken home by a colleague and his wife called an ambulance. He was admitted to Basildon Hospital at 13.04. The attending doctor …

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Practitioner performance assessments and a review of our professional support and remediation service

Assessment service When organisations have concerns about individual doctors, dentists or pharmacists, our assessment service can help to clarify and understand their performance and to provide a developmental and sound basis upon which to bring the case towards a resolution. Following a review of our …

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