England: NHS facing £4.3bn legal bill to settle medical negligence claims

NHS England is facing a legal bill of £4.3 billion to settle its outstanding medical negligence claims, according to new figures.

Published 23 January 2020

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde takes legal action against contractor

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has commenced legal action against a contractor involved in building its biggest hospital, the BBC reports.

Published 17 December 2019

Lord Brodie to lead public inquiry into 'serious problems' at two hospitals

Lord Brodie will chair the public inquiry into issues at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) campus in Glasgow and the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (RHCYP) in Edinburgh.

Published 28 November 2019

NHS study finds minimum unit pricing for alcohol well implemented

Minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol has been implemented effectively, with compliance high amongst licensed premises in Scotland, according to a study published today by NHS Health Scotland.

Published 1 August 2019