New Director for NCAS
Dr Stephanie Bown is now NCAS Director, taking up her new post in March. Dr Bown comes to NCAS from the Medical Protection Society where she was Director of Policy, Communications and Marketing. More
New Chair for NHS LA Board
The Secretary of State for Health has appointed Ian Dilks to chair the Board of the NHS Litigation Authority, for a three year term. He brings a wealth of experience of financial services to NHS LA, particularly insurance. NCAS is an operating division of the NHS LA. More
Performance risk factors
A study of doctors referred to NCAS has identified age, gender and place of qualification as performance risk factors. Identifcation of poor performance in a national medical workforce over 11 years: an observational study was published online in BMJ Quality and Safety on October 7 2013.