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Dr Christine Tomkins takes part in BBC Radio 4 debate
Billions of pounds are haemorrhaging out of the NHS in clinical negligence damages awards.
This is putting an unsustainable strain on the NHS and affects us all - as medical professionals, as patients and as tax payers.
The MDU is campaigning for legal reforms to ensure that in future, compensation payments to patients will remain fair, but also be proportionate and affordable.
Our aims include:
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Is a growing compensation culture threatening to bankrupt the NHS and what can be done about it?
These are questions asked by Clive Anderson on BBC Radio 4s Unreliable Evidence when Dr Christine Tomkins, Chief Executive of the MDU took part in a radio debate about the matter. Dr Tomkins argued that urgent legal reform is needed to compensate patients fairly but stem the flow of money out of the NHS.
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