A General Practitioner is thought to see some 8,000 patients a year.
Common failures include the following:
- Failure to visit a patient at home when requested
- Failure to communicate with the patient (test results, referrals etc.)
- Failure to examine
- Errors in drug treatment
- Failure of practice management
What are the time limits for making a medical negligence claim?
Legal action must be stated within 3 years in Northern Ireland and 2 years in the Reublic of Ireland from the point at which you became aware you may have received negligent treatment under normal circumstances.
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GP Claims was last modified: February 15th, 2021 by