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Hospital bed crisis a ticking time-bomb

The almost continual cases of a hospital bed crisis is a ticking time-bomb in terms of medical negligence compensation claims.

Although we can all appreciate the struggles that our hard-working NHS is facing in light of underfunding and a lack of resources, when we face preventable issues like an almost cyclical hospital bed crisis, patients can suffer. When patients do suffer, they may have no alternative but to pursue a claim for personal injury compensation to get their life back on track.

The need to claim when it’s a preventable issue that has caused suffering and / or complications means that any hospital bed crisis is a ticking time-bomb, and given they are regular in winter months, something needs to give.

When a patient suffers for longer than they should, or suffers from complications, and the reason for this is because they are not given the right care fast enough (or at all) because of a bed crisis, they may have a claim for medical negligence compensation. In reality, the only medical negligence claims that should be made are for those for unavoidable mistakes and “human error” scenarios, because we are all human, we all make mistakes, and no one is perfect. But, when we have preventable scenarios like a hospital bed crisis leading to claims, and it’s a case of underfunding and / or a lack of resources that has caused the bed crisis, it should be solvable.

We appreciate that it’s easier said than done when it’s the government controlling the money, but we cannot have a system where avoidable incidents take place. It’s a ticking time-bomb for claims, and it can lead to an increase in medical negligence claims which ultimately costs the NHS more money in dealing with the claims anyway.

Claiming is important given that real people suffer, and real people deserve justice and recompense for their time off work and falling behind on mortgage payments when the cause is medical negligence. The government needs to do more to be preventative and limit claims through a better funded service, avoiding claims arising from scenarios like a hospital bed crisis.

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