Negligence by a private hospital or doctor
Many patients choose to have private medical treatment or even part of their NHS treatment provided by a private organisation. When things go wrong here there can be complications that are unique to private practice. There are often numerous different individuals and organisations involved in private medical treatment and it is important that the correct Defendant is identified. Who owns a private hospital can sometimes be difficult to determine.
A doctor may be an employee or might be acting in their own right in which case they will have their own insurer or professional body to deal with the claim. Sometimes treatment can appear to have been provided by the NHS but has actually have been provided by a private organisation. In all of these circumstances, it is essential that the claim is brought against the correct individual or organisation.
We will take the complexity out of these situations.