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Letters NHS Redress Act

Support from the United States

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 08 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:490
  1. Steve Kraman, physician
  1. University of Kentucky, 740 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40505, USA
  1. sskram01{at}

    The NHS Redress Act is a courageous and proper response to the medical malpractice problem and is something that the citizens of the UK should be proud of.1 In 1987, I helped start and manage a programme in a US hospital that used early disclosure and compensation (but, unlike …

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