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NHS litigation reform

Inquiry

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.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

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
Committees Health and Social Care Committee
HC 740
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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

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