An alternative to the clinical negligence system

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 22 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:0-c

The authors of this Analysis article, Richard Furniss and Sarah Ormond-Walshe, correctly stated that the NHS Redress Act covers England and Wales (BMJ 2007;334:400-2, 24 Feb, doi: 10.1136/bmj.39050.696192.94). However, under section 17 of the act, the Welsh Assembly government is not bound to have the same scheme as England. A project is under way to examine what arrangements will be required in Wales.

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