MSP Calls for Independent Review of NHS Lanarkshire

An MSP has said an independent review of NHS Lanarkshire needs to be carried out, after figures revealed it has spent £31 million on negligence claims since 2006.


Hospital Apologises after 4-Year-Old Boy Dies

A hospital has apologised to the family of a four-year-old boy who died as a result of mistakes made when he was being treated for viral gastroenteritis.


Council Fined after Elderly Woman Hurt in Fall Accident

A local authority has been ordered to pay a £20,000 fine after an elderly woman fell through an uncovered access hole in her council home.


Baby Died as a Result of Medical Mistakes by NHS

An NHS Foundation Trust has paid five-figure medical negligence compensation to the family of a baby who died as a result of a series of medical mistakes.


Council Defends Pothole Accident Compensation Figures

A council has said data showing it has paid out more than £393,000 in pothole-related accident compensation claims since 2009 shows the situation is improving.