Most, if not all, surgery comes with an element of risk, a risk that should be discussed with you before the operation, so that you are fully aware before giving consent. But if errors are made that result in infection, injury or further complications, you are entitled to pursue a claim for surgical negligence.
Surgical negligence refers to preventable errors or negligent actions before, during or after surgery. It applies to both the NHS and private practice and includes:
If your surgery didn’t go to plan and you think you may have suffered due to a surgical mistake or a negligent surgical error, make an enquiry and our team will assess whether you have a claim to pursue.