Doctors should have insurance, indemnities are not enough

The government accepts that medical professionals should have indemnity cover against cases of medical negligence but the Medical Defence Union says this move would not go far enough to satisfy the needs of doctors and patients.

Victims deserve to receive medical negligence compensation

A mother of an eighteen year old boy has made a medical negligence claim against the NHS after her son developed cerebal palsy. She claims that staff at Nuneaton Maternity Hospital acted negligently shortly before she gave birth and as a direct result her son Jake was born with the disability.