Should we all just keep calm and carry on?

We are all familiar with the motivational poster produced by the British government in 1939 in preparation for the Second World War. The intention behind it was to raise morale in the face of expected air attacks on British cities. Today, the phrase is being widely used – some might say thereby trivialising its origins…

Clinical Negligence – Fixed Recoverable Costs Proposals Necessary or Not?

In July 2015, we published a paper regarding the NHS Litigation Authority Report and Accounts 2014/2015 which looked at the legal cost headlines created by that report, and which posed some initial questions from a costs management perspective. Matters are now moving at a pace toward a consultation process regarding the introduction of fixed recoverable…

NHS Litigation Authority Report and Accounts 2014/15 – A Costs Management View

Monday 20 July 2015 saw the release of the 2014/2015 Annual Review by the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) This paper looks at the legal cost headlines created by the Annual Review document (The Report) and poses some (limited) initial questions from a costs management perspective. It has been created in the interests of provoking further consideration,…