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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Claiming compensation for unsatisfactory NHS treatment


    Claiming compensation for unsatisfactory NHS treatment

    We all have reason to contact the NHS at one time or another. It could be for something routine or minor, or something more serious. We all have contact with the service throughout our lives at various times.

    However we all have one thing in common, despite what the reason for seeking contact with the NHS might be. This reason is that we expect the treatment we are given to be second to none. For the most part this is exactly what we get as well, which is excellent news. Although the NHS is hard-pushed and has many demands placed on it on a continual basis, it generally operates exceptionally well.

    There are occasions however when the standard of care may potentially fall shorter than it should do. In this case we may end up with a situation where an individual receives care that is not potentially as good or as in-depth as it might be. It is this type of situation individuals may seek advice about afterwards, if they believe there have been gaps in their care in some way. Everyone reserves the right to do this if there is cause to believe a problem has arisen in some way.

    Is it common to experience unsatisfactory NHS treatment?

    The NHS deals with thousands of patients every single day, whether as inpatients or outpatients. Throughout the many hospitals, clinics and GP surgeries across the country, people receive treatment that is commonly excellent in nature.

    Of course we all understand the potential exists for accidents to happen and mistakes to potentially happen as well. Thankfully this is still exceptionally rare when compared to the number of successful treatments given every day. It does however pay to know what your own situation might mean if you have not had a positive experience.

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    Date Published: November 30, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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