We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies. Close


Liability Risk and Insurance


National Audit Office in clinical negligence claims study

The National Audit Office (NAO) has announced a Value for Money (VFM) study into “Managing the Costs of Clinical Negligence in Trusts”. The NAO noted that clinical negligence claims against NHS hospitals cost a significant and rising amount each year. In 2015–2016, the Department of Health’s clinical negligence provision totalled £56 billion, and its expenditure in this area was over £1.5 billion.

The rest of this document is only available to i-law.com online subscribers.

If you are already a subscriber, please enter your details below to log in.

Enter your email address to log in as a user on your corporate account.
Remember me on this computer

Not yet an i-law subscriber?


Request a trial Find out more