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MDU welcomes NAO findings that more needs to be done to control spiralling clinical negligence costs
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has today welcomed the findings of an investigation into spiralling clinical negligence costs carried out by the National Audit Office (NAO).
GPs are bombarded with ever more costly compensation claims, because of the current medico-legal climate.
This announcement goes some way towards addressing the hugely emotive issue of access to drugs.
Health regulator Monitor, which sets national prices for NHS services, has today announced it is postponing the introduction of a proposed 1.5% cut to mental health services in 2015/16, after an unprecedented response from commissioners and service providers.
A change in the rules to start smear tests at 25, rather than 20, could be leaving more young women without treatment