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Consultation on Recommendations for No-Fault Compensation in Scotland for Injuries Resulting from Clinical Treatment

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ISBN9781780459998
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 19, 2012

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Chief Nursing Officer, Patients, Public and Health Professions Directorate, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates

ISBN 978 1 78045 999 8 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 13252

This document is also available in pdf format (623k)
The respondent information form and consultation questionnaire are available in MS Word format (139k)

Responses are invited by 23 November 2012

Contents

Covering letter

Consultation process

Part 1

Ministerial Foreword

1. Introduction

2. Current system

3. No-fault Compensation Review Group's approach and recommendations

4. Problems with and suggested improvements to current system

5. Limited no-fault compensation scheme for neurologically impaired infants

Annex A: Background on the Swedish Compensation Scheme for medical accidents

Annex B: Suggestions for improvements to existing clinical negligence system

Annex C: Definitions

Part 2

Respondent Information Form and consultation questions