Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Press room topic: Clinical negligence

New report gives voice to “devastated” NHS patients12/01/2022Press releaseClinical negligence, Fairness for families, Fixed costs, NHS
Commissioner needed to solve patient safety crisis02/11/2021Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS
Principle of openness 'undermined' by plans for patient safety probes14/07/2021Press releaseClinical negligence
Public database of maternity failures key to learning from tragedies24/09/2020Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS
Inquests for stillborn babies 18/06/2019Letter to the pressClinical negligence, Inquests
RE: NHS bill for compensation reaches £100m in 24 hours - The Times (15 October)15/10/2018Letter to the pressCatastrophic injuries, Clinical negligence, Discount rate, NHS
Extra pressure on NHS if Civil Liability Bill goes ahead03/09/2018Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Clinical negligence, Discount rate, NHS
NHS Resolution annual report 2017/18: Reaction from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)13/07/2018StatementCatastrophic injuries, Clinical negligence, Discount rate, Right to redress
Fixed costs for personal injury claims against the NHS: APIL response15/02/2018StatementClinical negligence, NHS
RE: Many NHS victims should settle for an apology - The Times (5 February)05/02/2018Letter to the pressClinical negligence, NHS
Response to National Audit Office report and recommendations for managing the costs of clinical negligence in trusts06/09/2017StatementClinical negligence, NHS
Families to be held hostage under birth injury scheme25/05/2017Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS, Rapid resolution and redress scheme
No fixed costs without a fixed system, says APIL28/04/2017Press releaseClinical negligence, Fixed costs
'Cautious welcome' from lawyers for new proposals for medical negligence reform30/01/2017Press releaseClinical negligence
Fast-track scheme for injured babies must provide full support17/10/2016Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS
Childbirth failures account for nearly half of NHS compensation bill 10/02/2016Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS
Lawyers call for a new approach from 'wasteful' NHS27/08/2015Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS
NHS Litigation Authority annual report statement22/07/2015StatementClinical negligence, NHS
Patients need truth about medical mistakes, say lawyers07/01/2015Press releaseClinical negligence
'Stop pressure ulcer day': lawyers call for national strategy19/11/2014Press releaseClinical negligence
Lawyers welcome new duty to apologise12/11/2014Press releaseClinical negligence
New plan to end pressure sore postcode lottery 26/06/2014Press releaseClinical negligence
Cut birth injuries to cut the compensation bill, lawyers tell NHS06/02/2014Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS

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