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Should the UK abolish clinical negligence claims?

By Rhiannon Cambrook-Woods, managing director of Lysander Law, who has almost three decades of experience within the legal profession. Lysander Law is a specialist UK firm in clinical negligence, personal and complex injury, insolvency, and financial litigation.

Former health secretary, Jeremy Hunt MP, again criticised the clinical negligence litigation process and associated costs to the NHS during a webinar, which equates to 2% of the total budget, according to a The BMJ article. He claims hospitals are not learning from their mistakes, due in part to the time-consuming litigation process.

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