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NHS litigation reform


The Committee has launched a new inquiry to examine the case for the reform of NHS litigation against a background of a significant increase in costs, and concerns that the clinical negligence process fails to do enough to encourage lessons being learnt which promote future patient safety.

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The deadline for submissions was Wednesday 20 October 2021.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Thirteenth Report - NHS litigation reform
Inquiry NHS litigation reform
HC 740

Oral evidence transcripts

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1 February 2022
Inquiry NHS litigation reform
Oral Evidence
11 January 2022
Inquiry NHS litigation reform
Oral Evidence
16 November 2021
Inquiry NHS litigation reform
Oral Evidence
Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers (NLR0076)
Professor Shin Ushiro (Professor and Director at Division of Patient Safety Kyushu University Hospital, Executive board member Japan Council for Quality Health Care) (NLR0077)
Anastasia Watson (Parliamentary Clerk and Parliamentary Affairs Lead at Department of Health and Social Care) (NLR0073)

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