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GP indemnity fees spiral out of control with 26% rise last year


Simple - ban all ambulance chasing lawyers. If you use the NHS you can't sue. If something seriously goes wrong an independent panel of sensible relevant professionals and patient representatives looks at the incident and harm done - and pays appropriate costs to care for the patient harmed. Perhaps payments out will still be high for the most serious cases - ie baby needing permanent care, but all the legal costs will be stripped out, as well as the fishing expeditions and false claims. DOH extends crown indemnity to all NHS care.

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21 Jan 2016

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