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Includes information about actions against doctors and health care workers for negligence in their work and was previously known as medical negligence.

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Clinical negligence

How you can take action about poor or negligent treatment by doctors and health care workers. Previously called medical negligence.

1 Medical accidents

If you have had medical treatment which went wrong or didn't work properly, you may be able to get compensation for your injuries. Explains what you can do if you've suffered from a medical accident.
Provided by CLS Direct
2 Action against Medical Accidents

A medical accident is where unintended harm has been caused as a result of treatment or failure to treat appropriately. Includes information on getting an apology, taking legal action and claiming compensation.
Provided by Action against Medical Accidents
3 Medical negligence

Every day in the UK, people suffer or even die because medical treatment isn't as good as it could be. Looks at why it may happen and what patients can do about it.
Provided by BBC

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