Focus on patient safety with Peter Walsh of AvMA

25 November 2021

In episode 2 of the Shoosmiths Serious Injury podcast, Shoosmiths colleagues Kashmir Uppal and Sharon Banga are joined by Peter Walsh, CEO of Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA), leading UK charity for patient safety and justice.

The trio discuss the importance of patient safety to the work of a medical negligence solicitor and learn more about what AvMA does for the benefit of harmed patients.

This episode covers:

  • The role of patient safety at Shoosmiths' serious injury
  • The valued work of AvMA as a patient safety charity
  • Advances made and future developments in process at AvMA
  • Collaboration between Shoosmiths and AvMA


The Shoosmiths' serious injury podcast is brought to you by the national serious injury team at UK law firm Shoosmiths. Tune in to hear about the latest legal views, thought provoking discussions and opinions about all things medical negligence and personal injury.

Podcast episodes are available on all major distribution channels – please search for ‘Shoosmiths Serious Injury’.



This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024

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