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NHS: Negligence

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL722, tabled on 22 January 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to decrease the cost to the NHS of clinical negligence claims.

Answered on

30 January 2020

This is a complex and sensitive issue. The Department is working intensively across Government and with the National Health Service to explore possible options, looking at all the drivers of cost. We will provide an update in due course.