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Clinical negligence: Scottish government response to consultation

In April, the Scottish Government published its report on this Consultation. The No Fault Compensation Review Group was established in 2009 to consider the potential benefits of a no fault scheme for patients in Scotland and whether such a scheme should be introduced alongside the existing clinical negligence arrangements. The Review Group’s report was published in February 2011 and recommended that consideration should be given to establishing a no fault scheme for clinical injury, along the lines of the “no blame” system operating in Sweden.

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