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NHS Resolution’s successful claims mediation service set to continue with award of new three-year contract

Following a rigorous and highly competitive retender process, NHS Resolution has announced the award of a new three-year contract to manage its successful and highly-regarded claims mediation service. Four providers have been contracted to deliver the service in partnership with the organisation; the Centre for …

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Case of note: ABC v. St. George’s University Hospital NHS FT, SW London & St. George’s Mental Health NHST and Another (High Court, 28 February 2020 – Yip J.)

In 2007 XX, who was ABC’s father, killed her mother. He was found guilty of manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility and made subject to a hospital order under the Mental Health Act. He was placed at a facility run by the second defendant, where …

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NHS Resolution launches new indemnity scheme to support NHS coronavirus response

A new scheme has been launched by NHS Resolution to meet liabilities arising from the special healthcare arrangements being put in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The scheme, which will be known as the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Coronavirus (CNSC), has been designed …

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Pause in reporting procedure for the maternity incentive scheme

Please refer to our Safety and Learning service’s response to Covid-19 page for latest updates on the maternity incentive scheme and Early Notification scheme. In recognition of the current pressure on the NHS and maternity services in response to Covid-19, we paused the majority of reporting requirements …

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Case of Note: Mordel v. Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust (High Court, 8 October 2019 – Jay J.)

This was a claim for ‘wrongful birth’. Ms. Mordel, whose first language was Polish although she spoke good English, became pregnant in 2014 and had her booking appointment with a community midwife at her GP’s surgery on 23 June. She agreed to undergo all six …

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