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Hospital Diagnosis Leads to Tragic Death of Young Transplant Patient

An 18-year-old transplant patient died after hospital misdiagnosed a rejection of donor heart. The Daily Mail Online has reported another tragic story of a hospital misdiagnosis. Jessica Brooks was 15-years-old when she was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition where the heart becomes enlarged, affecting its ability to pump blood effectively. In February 2016, Miss [...]

By |2019-08-04T18:26:28+00:00July 28th, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Hospital Diagnosis Leads to Tragic Death of Young Transplant Patient

Hospitals Under Pressure to Reach Sepsis Targets

Hospitals under pressure to reach Sepsis targets. Each year, 52,000 people are killed in the UK by sepsis, says the National Health Executive. Due to the missed sepsis targets, the NHS England introduced a new rule which came into effect in April 2019. The announcement was made after hospitals missed a considerable amount of sepsis [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:04:12+00:00July 19th, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Hospitals Under Pressure to Reach Sepsis Targets

Teacher Attempted Suicide After Failed Cannula Insertion

Teacher attempted to take her own life after a failed cannula insertion. Amy Pohl began to feel unwell in November 2017 and was diagnosed with adult croup, says the Daily Mail Online. Croup is an infection that affects airways, voice box and windpipe. In December 2017, Miss Pohl was admitted to the University Hospital Coventry [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:03:53+00:00July 18th, 2019|Clinical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Teacher Attempted Suicide After Failed Cannula Insertion

NHS Facing Massive Scandal Following 220 Baby Deaths

NHS is facing a massive scandal following 220 unusual baby deaths due to hospital’s negligence. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital is under tight scrutiny after experiencing what could be the worst maternity crisis the NHS has ever seen, reports the Daily Mail Online. The review, which was initiated by Jeremy Hunt in April 2017, is [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:03:37+00:00July 14th, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on NHS Facing Massive Scandal Following 220 Baby Deaths

Surgeon Leaves Woman Infertile

Surgeon leaves woman infertile after removing wrong fallopian tube On 7 March 2018, Chelsie Thomas went to the Walsall Manor Hospital after she experienced bleeding, reported BBC News. During her hospital visit, it was discovered that Ms Thomas had an ectopic pregnancy. The NHS explains that ectopic pregnancy happens “when a fertilised egg implants itself [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:02:56+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Hospitals, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Surgeon Leaves Woman Infertile

Number of limbs amputated reached over 27,000 between 2015 and 2018

Number of limbs amputated reached over 27,000 between 2015 and 2018 Figures featured in an article from the Daily Mail Online have uncovered that more people than ever have parts of their legs amputated. This is because of complications related to diabetes. Between 2015 and 2018, the NHS has carried out 27,465 lower limb amputations [...]

By |2019-07-09T19:06:19+00:00July 1st, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Hospitals, Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Number of limbs amputated reached over 27,000 between 2015 and 2018

Listeria Outbreak Claims More Lives and the NHS Reveals Affected Hospitals.

Listeria outbreak claims more lives and the NHS reveals affected hospitals. Following the initial announcement of the listeria outbreak, the Public Health England have released a full list of hospitals which were supplied products from the Good Food Chain. The government agency refused to give up the hospital names at the beginning but caved after [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:17:20+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Listeria Outbreak Claims More Lives and the NHS Reveals Affected Hospitals.

Listeria Outbreak Resulted in Deaths

Listeria outbreak resulted in deaths. Three out of six seriously ill patients died at the Aintree University Hospital and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trusts, following a listeria outbreak. The Daily Mail online has reported that the outbreak has been linked to The Good Food Chain’s sandwich and salads supplied at the 43 NHS trusts in [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:05:15+00:00June 13th, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on Listeria Outbreak Resulted in Deaths

Beauty Therapist Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

Beauty therapist dies after a boob job and tummy tuck cause complications. A 36-year-old beauty therapist from Norwich died following cosmetic procedures. Louise Harvey paid £7,000 for breast enhancement and tummy tuck to be done at a private London hospital run by top UK cosmetic surgery firm Transform. Both procedures were done during the three-hour [...]

By |2019-04-17T11:29:23+00:00April 16th, 2019|Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Beauty Therapist Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

1 – 3 MILLION People harmed by GP, dentist, walk in centre and chemists a year.

Errors made can include prescribing the wrong medication, failing to diagnose a fracture or cancer, extracting the wrong tooth, failing to spot a severe infection such as sepsis. However, in recent times the cases of failings in communication or delayed appointments and diagnosis have increased. GP’s have warned that there is a lack of Doctors [...]

By |2019-04-03T16:55:33+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Accident, Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on 1 – 3 MILLION People harmed by GP, dentist, walk in centre and chemists a year.