This note provides guidance to those who may be approached to give evidence as a witness if you were involved in providing care and treatment to a claimant on behalf of one of our members (for example, a Trust).
This note provides guidance to those who may be approached to give a statement or evidence in court as a witness in a non-clinical claim case.
This document sets out the requirements for when and how a member should report a new claim to NHS Resolution. It also provides other useful information such as: what to expect once a claim has been reported and common definitions.
The Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) rules set out the scope of the scheme.
This report provides an analysis of the various clinical situations that have led to maternity claims and it is hoped that the information provided will be helpful to those professionals responsible for ensuring the provision of safe care for women and their babies.
Members will often receive requests from claimant solicitors to voluntarily agree an extension of limitation to allow investigations to be completed. This guidance sets out the relevant law and provides some practical tips for all such requests.
The Property Expenses Scheme (PES) rules set out the scope of the scheme.
This note focuses on how claims are valued. The general principle is that damages are paid to a claimant with the aim of restoring them (as far as possible) to the position they would have been in but for the negligence.