Dual Claims in Medical Malpractice: Holding Medics and Clinics Liable

Medical malpractice attorneys in the United Kingdom can file claims not just against individual doctors, but also against the firms or clinics for which they operate. Learn more about the consequences of dual claims.

Private Teleradiology – An Evolving Landscape

Teleradiology has become widely used all over the UK, due to technological advancements and the need to reduce the backlog in the NHS sector. This article will explore the reasons behind the development of teleradiology, its benefits, and its potential downsides and exposures.

Medical Malpractice Claims profile in private practice

Medical malpractice claims are a significant issue in the healthcare industry globally, and the United Kingdom (UK) is no exception. In the UK, medical malpractice claims are primarily handled by the National Health Service (NHS), which is a publicly funded healthcare system.

The evolution and future of healthcare and how that affects medical malpractice claims

The healthcare industry has undergone significant evolution in recent years, and this has brought about new challenges for medical indemnity insurance. Medical malpractice claims and insurance in the UK have been particularly affected by these changes.

Medical Defence Organisations vs. Insurance Companies for Medical indemnity – Which is right for you?

In the United Kingdom, healthcare professionals are required to have medical indemnity insurance to protect themselves in case of any claims of negligence or malpractice.

What is informed consent? How can you best ask your patients for consent?

Patients are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of informed consent. Putting practicians at risk. It is essential for you to understand the theory and practice behind informed consent. Read our key recommendations on how to effectively ask your patients for consent.

How To Successfully Respond To A Complaint

As a medical professional, despite your best efforts, you will always receive complaints from dissatisfied patients within your day-to-day clinical practice. Naturally, this is a stressful experience to have to go through.

Common Surgical Mistakes That Can Turn into Nasty Claims

Studies into surgical errors in the UK have been conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). One of these studies highlighted that the UK has 5.5 cases of surgical errors per 100,000 patients discharged from hospital.

The Varying Types of Covid-19 Limitations & Exclusions

The consequences of Covid-19 have reached far and wide affecting an array on industries. Servca break's down the covid-19 limits & exclusions in your policy.

What is Products Liability? (An Introduction to Products Insurance)

Learn the basics behind liability insurance designed to protect manufacturers and sellers from claims relating to faulty and/or defective products sold.

How to Mitigate and Manage Patient Complaints

Learn how to Manage Patient Complaints in 8 easy steps!

Medical Mistakes - Common Causes of Medical Errors

Learn about the common causes of Medical Mistakes and Errors that turn into Malpractice Claims

Medical Mistakes - Preventing Emergency Room & Surgical Errors

Read about the most common A&E accidents & Surgical Errors that turn in Medical Malpractice Claims, and how to prevent them.

Telemedicine – Claims Risk Management & Mitigation Strategies for Organisations

Insurance Blog written by Dr Edwin Rajadurai about Risk Mitigation for Medical Professionals conducting Telemedicine work.