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The NHS Litigation Authority

We are a not-for-profit part of the NHS. We manage negligence and other claims against the NHS in England on behalf of our member organisations.  

  •  We help to resolve disputes fairly
  •  We share learning about risks and standards in the NHS  
  • We help to improve safety for patients and staff
We are also responsible for advising the NHS on human rights case law and handling equal pay claims.
We have a separate extranet site for member organisations. Please contact us for more details. 

Sign up to Safety

The NHS LA is supporting Sign up to Safety, a campaign launched by the Secretary of State for Health that aims to listen to patients and staff, learn from when things go wrong and act to make care safer. 

To find out information on the outcome of the NHS LA incentivisation bid awards please click here.

Mindful of the Gap event
Join us at our free one day event in Bristol on 21 April 2017. 

The Mindful of the Gap sharing learning event will explore how integrated patient care is delivered in reality, including a mental health perspective as well as consider support and empowerment of staff. 

Afternoon breakout sessions will provide opportunities for smaller group discussions with experts in the field to explore different aspects of case stories, along with local, integrated and strategic models.

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