Flu jab

Flu vaccination delays

Given there is no vaccine for coronavirus yet, the drive to increase immunisation against flu stems from the double threat posed by flu and coronavirus this winter. Research shows that catching flu and coronavirus simultaneously can have serious, sometimes fatal, consequences.

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Claiming compensation if you or a loved one were infected with Covid-19 in a care home

If you were left seriously ill or a loved one has died of Covid-19 in a care home, you may be entitled to claim compensation, as long as you can show that someone else’s negligence was to blame. To prove negligence you must show the person responsible owed you a duty of care, that they breached this duty of care and that you or your loved one suffered injury as a result.

NHS faces huge clinical negligence legal fees bill

The NHS in England faces paying out £4.3bn in legal fees to settle outstanding claims of clinical negligence, the BBC has learned through a Freedom of Information request. Each year the NHS receives more than 10,000 new claims for compensation. This figure includes all current unsettled claims and projected estimates of ones in the future.…