Making an NHS Complaint
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People in UK benefit immensely from our well-oiled health care system. Unlike their poorly funded counterparts from various other countries around the globe, the NHS does a very good job of serving the British people. If you understand the difficulty of people from some foreign countries to get their medical problems solved, then you will understand the hugely beneficial nature of the NHS. A significant majority of the British therefore put their faith in the NHS to treat their medical problems. On more occasions than not, NHS satisfies them fully and bring them back to good health. However, the NHS is not perfect.
Problems within the NHS
Medical science is an ever-evolving field and is not a perfect system. This uncertainty is equally applicable to the NHS as well. As a large group of medical professionals are involved in handling your medical treatment, any mistake on one medical professional’s part can adversely affect your treatment. Lack of proper communication between the medical team and the patient’s family can cause friction. Sometimes, the medical treatment options may be not disclosed properly to the patient. As the UK is fast becoming a merging pot of different cultures and linguistic minorities, the chance of information getting lost in translation is a very serious possibility. Any of these problems can lead to faulty diagnosis, faulty medical treatment, wrong choice of medical treatment plan, wrong diet plans, etc. among a host of other such potential problems. All these cases can result in complaints against NHS.
Making a Claim against the NHS
If you are unhappy with the service received from NHS, how would you go about rectifying the situation? As medical problems can become aggravated over time, timely remedial action is necessary in handling them. If you opt for the traditional red tape route, you may have to wait a long time before getting the desired compensation and correct treatment.
150,000 Cases a Year
At this juncture, an experienced solicitor with experience in handling medical malpractice cases will be your best option. These lawyers handle a large number of similar such cases against the NHS on a yearly basis. You may not be aware of it. But, the NHS faces similar cases from roughly 150,000 patients in a year. That is a huge number of unsatisfied people in the UK who seek the services of solicitors, so you are not alone.
Medical Negligence Compensation Solicitors
If you seek the services of a medical negligence compensation solicitor, they can guide you in the right direction. Medical solicitors are knowledgeable and specialized. As a practicing lawyer specialising in medical negligence complaints against the NHS, your lawyer would have handled many similar situations before. As such, he or she would be able to take necessary remedial action and ensure that you get the maximum compensation and the best treatment as quickly as possible