Clinical negligence lawyers back greater use of mediation

NHSLA sets November deadline for mediation procurement as it looks to end ‘compensation culture’

24 Oct 2016

Clinical negligence lawyers have backed plans for greater use of mediation to resolve disputes after the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) invited applications for the provision of its mediation services.

The procurement process follows the completion of a two year pilot to test the usefulness of the mediation process. It focused specifically on fatal and elderly care claims and invited feedback from participants.

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