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Can I Claim Against The NHS For Medical Negligence?

Can I Claim Against The NHS For Medical Negligence?

If you have received an unacceptable standard of care from an NHS medical service provider, you may be able to make a medical negligence claim for compensation.

All NHS medical service providers have to provide treatment to an acceptable standard of care. If an NHS service provider fails to meet this standard they may be in breach of the duty of care they owe to you.

Unfortunately NHS service providers do make mistakes and when they do it is important that lessons are learnt and justice is obtained for victims of medical negligence. Our specialist NHS claims solicitors are experts in all aspects of claims against the NHS and will help you get the answers you need and compensation you deserve.

What Parts Of The NHS Can I Claim Against?

You can bring a claim for medical negligence against any NHS medical service provider. The NHS is a huge organisation, with many strands. You may have suffered medical negligence at the hands of some of the following NHS medical providers:

    • NHS Hospitals and A&E Departments
    • NHS GPs
    • NHS care providers (including home care)
    • NHS Walk In Centres
    • Emergency Service Lines including 999 and 111
    • NHS Paramedics & Ambulance Services

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There are also other medical providers which are not listed above For example, it is common NHS medical providers to refer patients to 3rd party treatment providers. It is important to understand that the NHS are still responsible for your care and accountable for the treatment you receive. You can make a medical negligence claim against all of these medical service providers.

What Can I Claim Against The NHS For?

The NHS provides a range of medical diagnosis and care services for patients. Mistakes can be made in all parts of the NHS and in a variety of ways, leading to medical negligence claims. Some of the most commons claims for medical negligence against the NHS are claims relating to:

 

How To Claim For Medical Negligence Against The NHS

If you have been the victim of NHS medical negligence it is important to obtain justice and compensation for your suffering. To bring a claim for medical negligence we always suggest obtaining specialist legal advice, which our solicitors are on hand to provide.

Our Solicitors are experts in Can I Claim Against The NHS For Medical Negligence?. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.

One of the first things to do when making a medical negligence claim is to obtain a copy of your medical records to look for any obvious evidence of negligence. Following this, your legal advisor usually obtains an independent medical report from a medical expert (usually a doctor specialising in a similar area of medicine). If the expert agrees with your solicitor that you have been the victim of negligence, the next step is to write to the NHS service provider.

Our medical negligence solicitors can deal with the whole process for you and navigate you through the claim so you don’t need to worry about anything.

How do The NHS Pay For Claims?

All NHS organisations subscribe to an insurance scheme to cover the costs of medical negligence claims. This ensures that front line NHS services are not affected by making a medical negligence claim.

 

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