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How No Win No Fee Solicitors Can Help With Birth Injury Claims

A new baby being born should be one of the most significant and special moment in a family’s life, so when something goes wrong during child-birth or pregnancy, the ramifications…

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Preventable medical mistakes investigation

Preventable and serious medical mistakes, known as “never events”, have occurred in 1100 occasions since 2012, an investigation has revealed.  The term “never events” is used as the mistakes should…

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Man dies following chest infection treatment

Coroner Mark Layton is writing to the chief executive of the Hywel Dda University Health Board to raise his concerns surrounding the death of 85-year-old Margaret Hiorns in 2013. Mrs Hiorns,…

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Man dies from hospital-contracted Legionnaires

68-year-old Terry Brooks from Bath, died from Legionnaire’s disease contracted at the Royal United Hospital in July of last year, an inquest has heard. The inquest also heard that due to…

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NHS trust ‘requiring improvement’

Following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into the practices of Five Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (FBPFT) it has been rated as ‘requiring improvement’.  The trust, that…

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“Inadequate” services lead to special measures

Hinchingbrooke Hospital, which was placed in special measures in September of 2014, will remain in special measures after inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that although some improvements…

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Negligence allegations raised against surgeon

The General Medical Council (GMC) are investigating allegations that breast surgeon, Ian Paterson, unlawfully and maliciously wounded patients in 21 counts dating back to 1997.  Paterson, 58, of Castle Mill…

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£2m payout to sight loss victim

A man has been awarded £2million in compensation after medical negligence caused him to lose his sight. 39-year-old Colin Fortune, from Saughall Massie, had already lost his sight in one…

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Child awarded £11.5m in compensation

Royal Sussex County Hospital have awarded a five-year-old child a near record £11.5 million after admitting that had he been born 11 minutes earlier, he would have not sustained any…

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‘Unsafe’ maternity service triggers move

Following concerns raised in a report published in October, maternity services at Redditch’s Alexandria Hospital have been withdrawn.  The services have been transferred to Worcestershire Royal Hospital earlier this month,…

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Neonatal care downgrade plans criticised

Leaders of the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have criticised a report published by the Royal College of Child Health which recommends that the neonatal intensive care department…

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22,000 dental patients recalled

In the biggest NHS recall ever recorded, 22,000 dental patients have been recalled, and some tested for HIV and hepatitis after Nottingham dentist, Desmond D’Mello, was secretly filmed by a…

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Woman wins £1m in compensation over hospital failing

A woman from Citheroe has been awarded £1million in compensation after her emergency surgery was delayed for several hours, leaving her with permanent pain in her legs, loss of sexual…

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Health trusts fined over girl’s death

Two health trusts have been issued large fines after a disabled girl fell from her faulty bed and died in 2011. 10-year-old Jade Norton, who was severely disabled with Rett…

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Mental health failings

After Labour ministers accused the government of failing to fulfill their promises to increase funding in mental health care, a row has been sparked over spending on mental health in…

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Increasing GP workload putting patients ‘at risk’

According to a study by the Royal College of GPs, patient safety in the UK is ‘at risk’ because of GP’s increasing workload. The study suggests that the pressure of…

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Over £1.1bn paid out by the NHS

According to recently released figures, NHS England has paid out a total of £1.1billion to patients affected by medical negligence. The figures were released by the Medical Defense Union (MDU)…

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NHS England clamp down on failing services

The head of NHS England has made a call to clamp down on failing services. Chief executive Simon Stevens had decided to place entire areas of the NHS in ‘special…

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Hospital faces multi-million pound payout

A Stockport hospital faces a multi-million pound payout following the deaths and injuries of a number of patients treated by a negligent nurse. Stepping Hill hospital is under the pressure…

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Mental health trust in special measures

In a report just published, it has been highlighted that mental health care provision by the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust is “not a safe service”.  The report was published…

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London NHS hospitals failing

A report has been published by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman highlighting serious failings in London’s NHS hospitals.  These failings include surgery blunders, misdiagnosis and delays in diagnosing tumours. …

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Misdiagnosis woman wins compensation

A woman has been awarded more than £2m in compensation after hospital staff misdiagnosed her back problem, leaving her disabled. Heather Tait (34), from Sutton Coldfield, was discharged from Cheltenham…

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Care home criticised over health and safety failings

A recent Care Quality Commission inspection highlighted numerous failings at a care home in Kent. The report, which was published on 20 March, highlighted that Copper Beaches care home in…

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Negligent dentist struck off register

A dentist has been struck off the register after he failed to disclose the fact that he was under investigation for misconduct and negligence. It was uncovered in a review…

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Operation backlog unacceptable

New figures have revealed that over 900 operations were cancelled for ‘non-medical reasons’ since the beginning of the year. Almost half of these, 436, were due to be carried out…

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Shortage of medical cover for detainees

A health worker in the east of England has warned that the lives of detainees in police custody are potentially being put at risk due to a shortage of medical…

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Patient in 16-hour trolley wait

A patient was left for 16-hours on a trolley with severe breathing problems after the hospital she was being treated in was put on “black alert”. The woman was admitted…

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Nurse shortages proving serious

Recently released data has revealed that hospitals in Devon and Cornwall are facing their “worst shortage yet” of nurses. It was exposed following a Freedom of Information request that health…

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Compensation for injured cameraman

An “inspirational” cameraman has been awarded a “substantial” compensation package after filming the moment that a motorbike crashed into him. 52-year-old Noel Greaves-Lord, from Worthing, had been filming from a…

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NHS trust requires urgent improvement

Following recent inspections, Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust have been ordered to improve a number of its services urgently. Shropshire’s main health trust was found to be under “considerable…

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Hospital admits “poor care”

A health trust has apologised to the family of a woman that died in hospital as a result of “poor care”. Relatives of the woman, however, have dismissed this apology…

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Hospital A&E department struggles

A hospital in Stoke-on-Trent said that increased pressures on its accident and emergency department is expected to continue into the new year. Patients at the Royal Stoke University Hospital are…

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Breast screening inquiry sees six diagnosed

Six women have been diagnosed with breast cancer after thirty women were recalled after screening concerns. A review of the assessments carried out in Oxfordshire identified concerns over screenings by…

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Dementia patients not receiving adequate care

Two leading charities recently claimed that people suffering with dementia are not receiving adequate care because the illness is not recognised as ‘terminal’. A report compiled by Marie Curie Cancer…

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Stem cell freezing errors led to child’s death

Following the death of a 12-year-old girl in 2013, questions have been asked regarding whether a problem freezing stem cells could have affected her chance of survival. Sophie Ryan-Palmer had…

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Surgeons must publish mortality rates

NHS England’s medical director, Sir Bruce Keogh, has warned all surgeons that if they fail to publish their mortality rates, they could face sanctions. Sir Bruce said that this step…

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Hospital queues cause “big problems”

In recent months the queues at the Queen’s Medical Centre have worsened rapidly.  A report found that patients are being forced to queue for up to an hour simply to…

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Hospital safety standards “shocking”

Following a recent inspection of 82 hospitals across the country, inspectors have described their findings as “shocking”.  The Care Quality Commission (CQC) released the results of the first 82 hospitals…

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Family to receive £6.5 million in compensation

A hospital trust is to payout £6.5 million in compensation to the family of a boy who was born with severe brain damage following a series of medical mistakes. Cody…

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Hospital criticised over abusive treatment of patients

Following a recent investigation, it was found that the patients at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon were being treated in an “undignified” and “emotionally abusive” manner. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) revealed…

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Care home problems persist

Over the last two years, health inspectors have had to address failings at an Oxfordshire care home five times.  A recent Care Quality Commission inspection at St Katherine’s House in…

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Contaminated hospital feed kills second baby

Another baby has died at St Thomas’ Hospital in London from what is believed to have been a contaminated food supply. Twenty-two babies are currently being treated for blood poisoning…

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Jeremy Hunt apologises for treatment errors

After a stroke patient was turned away from hospital late last year, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has personally apologised to the family.  89-year-old John Mallalieu from Caunton died in December…

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Brain tumour sufferer awarded £8million

A girl who was left disabled for life has been awarded £8million of NHS compensation after doctors failed to recognise the early stages of her brain tumour.  Clair Bonfield was…

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Cumbrian hospital staff shortages

Concerns have been raised regarding Cumbrian hospitals’ staffing levels as they remain to be a “continuing problem”.  Last week a total of three junior doctors were prevented from working on…

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Poor care to blame for baby’s death

The family of a baby who was stillborn have blamed the hospital’s poor standard of care for what happened. Deborah and Richard Horner, from North Yorkshire, were expecting their daughter…

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Surgeon responsible for fatal bug wins disclosure case

After five patients died as a result of a surgeon’s poor treatment, the High Court has ruled that he cannot be forced into telling future patients about his clinical history.…

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Missed opportunities to protect patients from surgeon

A review has found that two of England’s private hospitals have missed opportunities to take action against the failures of consultant breast surgeon Ian Paterson.  It was found that the…

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A&E ‘could close’ in Halifax

In a bid to save the NHS £50m, the A&E department at Halifax Royal Infirmary may be at risk.  Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust informed local councillors that the…

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Severe care home failings

A care home in Surrey has been closed down after inspectors rated it as “inadequate” in every category of inspection. Two people died as a result of the extremely low…

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Maternity units short of senior doctors

A recent report by MPs has discovered that more than half of Britain’s maternity units are understaffed, and are putting the lives of newborn babies at risk as a result. …

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Hospital criticised following battery death

A hospital have been criticised for “missed opportunities’ after a 14-month old boy died last year after swallowing a battery.  Wsam Noorwali had been taken into hospital after vomiting blood…

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Child dies of brain damage following hospital operation

7-year-old Luke Jenkins died after undergoing heart surgery at Bristol Children’s Hospital, despite expectations of a full recovery following the op.  During the procedure, his heart went into cardiac arrest,…

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Hospital payout for birthing errors

A University Hospital in Coventry has given a compensation payout to the family of an 8-year-old girl who was left severely disabled after complications in her birth in 2005.  Maryellen…

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University Hospital loses emergency care services

The University Hospital of Hartlepool is losing its emergency and critical care services to North Tees Hospital in Stockton, as required standards are proving difficult to meet.  Doctors have raised…

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Hospital treated teenage girl as “collateral damage”

After 15-year-old Amie Miller died in 2008 due to numerous hospital failings, her parents said that Basildon Hospital treated her like she was purely “collateral damage”.  Having complained frequently of…

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Failure to meet A&E targets results in resignation of hospital chief executive

The chief executive of a hospital in Northamptonshire has resigned from her post after failing to achieve the targets set by the Department of Health for A&E departments across the…

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NHS Trust faces 79 negligence claims

While solicitors investigate claims against Mid Staffordshire hospitals, they also plan to probe 79 negligence claims against two Lancashire hospitals.  The claims stand against two of the East Lancashire NHS…

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University hospital plans to cut 600 jobs

A combination of funding cuts and rising demand has caused a hospital trust in Norfolk to rethink their staffing levels – with a possibility of cuts extending to 600 jobs. …

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Hospital fails to monitor diabetic’s blood sugar

36-year-old Claire Harry died in 2010 after hospital staff failed to monitor her blood sugar level, leading to her eventual death after she fell into a diabetic coma.  With a…

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48 hospital cases investigated

The General Medical Council (GMC) has been forced to investigate nearly 50 cases across hospitals in Essex following complaints about the work of doctors in the area.  BBC Look East…

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Pressure on hospital trusts following major failures

The public’s lack of trust in the UK’s NHS hospitals was recently highlighted in a BBC interview when Sharon Walsh and Tracy Webster blamed their local hospital, Basildon hospital, for…

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Common painkiller poses heart risk

One of the most commonly prescribed drugs for problems such as back pain, headaches and arthritis, ‘Diclofenac’, has been found dangerous for those who suffer heart problems.  A recent finding…

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A&E units face collapse

Managers and Doctors worry that the NHS is under threat of collapse if major changes are not made to the way in which their A&E units are run.  Both ministers…

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Damages awarded for injury at birth

A mother has won her 14-year legal battle for medical negligence compensation after her son suffered severe brain damage at birth, reports the Guardian. Clare Scott claims that during her…

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East England’s ambulance service severely criticised

A recent parliamentary debate has slated the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAS), referring to it as ‘incompetent’ and ‘worrying’.  Where EEAS fire crews are continually praised by MPs for…

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