Medical negligence refers to a breach of duty of care by a healthcare professional. Types of medical negligence can include surgical errors, birth injuries, misdiagnoses, and delayed diagnoses.

We are lucky that most medical treatments in the UK are of a high standard however, mistakes can - and do - happen, and there are more than 10,000 medical negligence claims made each year. Learn more about medical negligence statistics in our infographic below:


an infographic detailing medical negligence facts and figures

Have you been a victim of medical negligence?

If you have suffered as a result of medical negligence, our expert team have years of experience and are on hand to offer no-obligation, free legal advice on starting a claim. 

To learn more about making a medical negligence claim with us, visit our medical negligence page. Alternatively, you can contact us to start your claim by completing our online claim form.