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Negligence claims to rise by 50% in Wales

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 22 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:198
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    The Welsh Assembly has been warned that clinical negligence claims against the NHS in Wales could spiral out of control unless remedial action is taken. A report on the annual accounts of the NHS in Wales says that the forecast cost of claims is £214m ($321m), a £69m increase in 12 months.

    “A potential £214m bill for clinical negligence claims …

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