NHS misdiagnosis claims

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NHS misdiagnosis compensation

While we enjoy a health service that’s second to none, the fact of the matter is that clinicians can and do make mistakes, which can have painful and lasting consequences.

Misdiagnosis is the most common type of medical negligence claim. If you’ve been misdiagnosed whilst under care from the NHS, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.

Types of NHS misdiagnosis claims we support with:

  • A serious illness is allowed to progress unchecked or without being correctly identified
  • Wrong medication is prescribed due to the misdiagnosis of the condition. This could result in a worsening or prolonging of your ailment
  • Test results are misinterpreted or not properly assessed
  • Inadequate consideration is given to alternative or differential diagnoses
  • Your treatment is delayed because of misdiagnosis so your condition gets worse
  • Misdiagnosis in pregnancy related cases, which can result in damage to the mother and to the unborn baby
  • You are not sent for the tests you need to fully determine or cure your condition


We’ve supported hundreds of people like you, who have been let down by a health professional, all on a no win no fee basis.

What is the impact of NHS misdiagnosis?

The consequences of misdiagnosis can be devastating and can lead to delays in you receiving the correct treatment. By way of example, we have recently helped one man whose Hodgkin’s lymphoma was misdiagnosed, meaning effective treatment was delayed for several years.

Making a claim against the NHS can seem daunting, but if you’ve suffered a misdiagnosis, you have the right to claim. Medical negligence litigation aims to put things right not just for the individual, but also acts to improve safety standards throughout the NHS.

How to make a claim

If you’ve suffered an NHS misdiagnosis, it’s important to contact us to discuss your case as soon as possible. At Patient Claim Lime, we take away the stress of pursuing a claim, supporting you throughout the entire process.

Submitting your claim is easy. You can get in touch with our expert legal team for free on 0330 107 5323, or you can complete our online claim form.

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Meet the team

Georgia Briscoe

Georgia Briscoe
Director of Legal Strategy and Transformation

Georgia is one of our Directors of Medical Negligence and has an impressive wealth of knowledge. She has over 15 years of legal experience and is responsible for overseeing the whole medical negligence team.

Georgia prides herself on the development of her team and aims to ensure that everyone in the department shares the same passion, tenacity and drive to get the best possible result for the injured patient.

Georgia is in charge of the day to day operational running of our largest medical negligence department, working hard to ensure a self-sustainable future for the team. Georgia is heavily involved in developing Fletchers’ nationwide reputation as medical negligence experts, alongside ensuring that all of our cases are dealt with the utmost efficiency and professionalism.

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