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

Sangita Bodalia

Head of Early Notification (Legal), NHS Resolution

Sangita Bodalia was successfully appointed as Head of Early Notification (Legal) in May 2019 for NHS Resolution. Sangita studied both law with European studies and the legal practice course in London. Sangita qualified as a solicitor in May 2008 and has broad experience in clinical negligence and personal injury law

Sangita has worked across several commercial sectors, including the management of claims within the travel sector before moving into healthcare in 2014 as legal counsel for an independent provider of NHS contracts, managing high value commercial litigation. In April 2016, she was promoted to senior legal counsel before moving to an acute trust in 2017. Sangita led the legal services department at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust where she provided legal advice in areas such as complex patient discharge, consent and capacity issues relating to children and elderly care, data protection, claims management and advocacy, and managed a high volume of inquests. Sangita is an advocate of NHS Resolution and has a passion for raising awareness on the importance of learning from claims to reduce harm.

Sangita has an open door policy and manages a number of highly qualified lawyers and clinicians. She lives in Bedfordshire with her husband and twin boys who keep her extremely busy outside of work, most days standing on the side-lines cheering on her footballers in the making!