Medical negligence is a legal rather a than a medical
specialism. However it is an area of interest and
importance to medical practitioners as well as lawyers.
Obviously medical mistakes and clinical negligence
are to be avoided for reasons of patient welfare.
However, when errors do occur clear understanding
of the legal position and the steps necessary to
address the situation can save valuable time, reducing
stress for all concerned.
in the News:
Most (possibly all) of the following news items
concern UK cases: