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The figures are published in NHS Resolution's annual report and accounts. The number of new clinical negligence claims plateaued in 2017/18 at 10,673 (10,686), while claimant legal costs fell for the first time in years (by 6.4% to £467m). Defence legal costs rose 2.5% to £128m.read more >
Early June saw the annual Sir Henry Brooke lecture delivered by Lord Burnett of Maldon on 'the age of reform'. Lord Burnett said he had 'little doubt' that high-quality simultaneous translation will be available and 'see the end of interpreters'.read more >
89% of those who responded to Unison's formal ballot were in favour of industrial action. This could result in strike action next month. This issue is over plans to move 900 NHS jobs...read more >
A Wigan man has implored the council to intervene in what he believes to be a dangerous number of lorries using residential streets to access an industrial site. Beech Hill resident Paul Haywood is concerned by the number of HGVs using Willow Road to...read more >
Property website Zoopla has revealed the most affordable places for first-time buyers, with a clear divide between the north and south of the country. Top of the affordability list is Hull, thanks to its average low house prices and affordable...read more >