In the UK, compensation claims for clinical negligence can be brought against individual healthcare professionals, including GPs, hospital surgeons, consultants, doctors and nurses,dentists and cosmetic surgeons and medical institutions (NHS and private hospitals and clinics).
You could be eligible to make a clinical negligence compensation claim if:
- You suffered any type of accident or medical injury or exacerbation of existing illnesses directly caused by incompetent healthcare or lack of judgment.
- You were misdiagnosed or investigations or your treatment was delayed.
- You or a loved one suffered serious or fatal injury due to all types of negligence, including A&E medical negligence, GP mistakes, cosmetic surgery injuries and nursing and care home abuse.