What is the negligence in clinical negligence?

You’d expect the answer to “what is the negligence in clinical negligence” to be straightforward.   Like a car accident.  Someone crushes your rear bumper.  Unless there’s a really good explanation, that driver’s negligent.  A restaurant serves you meat that’s gone off.  Your sick.  The restaurant’s negligent.  In a clinical context – hospital, GP, dentist, …

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Doing it right – the Code for treatment of mental health illness

The Government reports 2,726,721 people had contact with NHS secondary mental health services in the period 2018/19 – about 4% of the population of the UK.   If you take out the under 18s (632,261), and the elderly (340,040 – a high proportion of whom will require help because of dementia), this leaves 1,752,420 adults …

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