As a leading Personal Injury Law firm that specialises in Clinical Negligence claims we have noted with interest developments in the investigations into the suspicious deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital. Currently the police investigation is extremely wideranging with several hundred staff and patients to be interviewed by investigators.
NHS Ultimately Responsible For Patients Safety While In Their Care
In time the families of the victims may wish in time to bring civil cases for negligence against the NHS as they are ultimately responsible for the safety of patients while they are in their care.
Essential That Lessons Are Learnt From Stepping Hill Deaths
Clinical Negligence cases can be influential in ensuring that improvements in safety and security are made in NHS hospitals benefitting all patients in the UK. It is essential that lessons are learned from the Stepping Hill deaths and security is tightened up to ensure such tragedies are not repeated.
If you or a member of your family has suffered illness injury or the death of a loved one as a result of clinical negligence at the hands of the NHS please contact us to discuss your claim free of charge with a specialist Clinical Negligence Solicitor.