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

Press room topic: NHS

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
Medical litigation (The Times 14 July) 14/07/2021Letter to the pressFairness for families, Health and Safety, NHS
Public database of maternity failures key to learning from tragedies24/09/2020Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS
NHS Resolution annual report 2018/19: Reaction from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)12/07/2019StatementNHS
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
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
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
Cut birth injuries to cut the compensation bill, lawyers tell NHS06/02/2014Press releaseClinical negligence, NHS

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