Victims of NHS blunders should receive smaller compensation payouts or the “staggering” costs of Britain’s negligence bills will bankrupt the health service, the Justice Secretary has been told.
Health service leaders have written to the Government, calling for cuts to payments for patients who suffer devastating injuries as a result of medical errors.
As has been discussed many times over the years, perhaps the first thing is to make the error reporting system more like that in aviation. Where the why and who is thoroughly worked out so as to become a warning to others.
More specifically, perhaps a change or two in midwife training. You know, less of the all natural stuff and woo hoo! to modern technology?