Orthopaedic litigation: what is the financial burden trend?

Source:  British Journal of Healthcare Management 2013, 19(10), 504-08

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Date of publication:  October 2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Study includes all orthopaedic litigation cases in English NHS hospitals from 2000 to 2010 for patients over the age of 16.  Analyses the financial burden, assesses whether the situation is improving, and looks at what lessons can be learned on improving care.

Length of publication:  5 pages

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access this article.  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  British Journal of Healthcare Management

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