Clinical Negligence

Practice Area

Our growing clinical negligence portfolio includes the leading titles for those working within this expanding field of law – Clinical Negligence by Powers and Barton and Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence: A Practical Guide.

In addition, all our clinical negligence titles are available as part of our Clinical Negligence online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

The new eighth edition of Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide tackles the complex rules and regulations that are applicable in allegations of negligent medical practice and treatment. Providing a full analysis of the relevant principles and key issues, the new edition reviews the impact of recently reported cases of clinical negligence.

Our new publication, Mediating Clinical Claims authored by one of the UK’s most experienced clinical claim mediators, delivers the essential advice and guidance required to guarantee a successful and fair outcome is obtained for all those involved in such mediations. Aimed at those with an interest in the process and success of mediation within clinical claims – claimants, healthcare professionals and managers, lawyers, judges, policy-makers and mediators themselves.

Across all our clinical negligence titles, our experienced authors have written market-leading guidance to assist with the study and practice of those in this field. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Clinical Negligence Books

Mediating Clinical Claims

The NHS Litigation Authority (now NHS Resolution – ‘NHSR’) 2015/16 annual report stated that the authority received 10,965 clinical negligence claims. The estimated proportion of what the NHS expend on legal costs is over one-third of their total outlay. The efficient, economic and acceptable resolution of clinical claims is a matter of pressing urgency for the cash-strapped NHS. As part of its examination into the best ways to achieve efficient,... Read more

Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide

Clinical negligence litigation poses unique challenges for all those involved in this field of law. The process which governs judicial determination of allegations of negligent medical practice and treatment is a minefield of complex rules and regulations. Lewis & Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide provides comprehensive guidance with full analysis of the relevant governing principles plus issues of funding and costs, complaints procedures and procedures in the Court... Read more