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Doctors tell us in their own words about the emotional impact of going through a clinical negligence claim.
Dr Christine Tomkins takes part in BBC Radio 4 debate
This is putting an unsustainable strain on the NHS and affects us all - as medical professionals, as patients and as tax payers.
Compensation to patients must be fair. The MDU is campaigning for legal reforms to ensure levels of compensation are proportionate and affordable, balancing the needs of society, the NHS and taxpayers.
What needs to happen:
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The MDU published its medico-legal government agenda outlining three key priorities for the recently appointed Health and Social Care Secretary, including getting to grips with runaway clinical negligence costs.
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At the last estimate, the cost of meeting future claims liabilities for the NHS in England stood at a staggering £128bn. The MDU's Dr Michael Devlin summarises what should be done to reform the clinical negligence system in this Independent Practitioner Today article.
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Claims inflation is rising faster than wage, house or retail price inflation.
What we are campaigning for and why