NHS: Negligence

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th July 2021.

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Photo of Baroness Thornton Baroness Thornton Shadow Spokesperson (Equalities and Women's Issues), Shadow Spokesperson (Health)

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to publish a consultation on fixed recovery costs for clinical negligence claims; and if so, when.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

We are developing proposals to introduce fixed recoverable costs for clinical negligence claims under the value of £25,000. We plan to consult on these measures in due course.

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