This article was published on January 2nd, 2013
Official figures have revealed that 8 patients a week are left brain-damaged, blind or missing a limb as a result of mistakes by the NHS.
Since 1998 over 5,000 people have sued as a result of this type of negligence and between 2010 and 2011, more than £30 million was paid out in compensation.
When you take into account all claims, a staggering £1.3 million in total was paid out in medical negligence compensation claims in the year against the service including GPs, trusts, hospitals and pharmacies.
If this has happened to you, you may be entitled to claim medical negligence compensation. Call us today for a no-obligation chat on 0800 1979 345.