Can you only bring medical negligence claims against a doctor?

No. Medical negligence claims do not just relate to negligence claims against a doctor.

Injury compensation can be sought from any health care provider at all.

It could be a hospital. Or it could be a physiotherapist, osteopath, GP, private specialist, chiropractor, pharmacist, mental health care teams, laboratory services, dentists, medical dental technicians, opticians, ambulance service, health visitors, nurses or mid wives.

Essentially a claim can proceed against any health care provider who has caused you harm.  The claim is often defended by a medical insurer – so almost all of the claim procedures and negotiations take place with them.

 

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