This sounds like a good idea but it should not be used as a means to try to get undermine patients' rights following medical negligence accidents.
We've yet to learn the details of these new proposals but any attempt to exclude Investigators' reports from civil proceedings is unlikely to go down well with the courts, especially with the introduction of fixed costs and the consequent limits upon claimants' abilities to pursue such cases.
HSIB, which will operate from April 2016, will offer support and guidance to NHS organisations on investigations, and carry out certain investigations itself. This was announced by the Secretary of State in July 2015. The Expert Advisory Group will make recommendations on the scope, governance and operating model. It will draw on the expertise of its members in patient safety, healthcare and investigation and evidence from a broad range of stakeholders, including service users and staff.