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Mum Tragically Dies After Breast Surgery

Mum died after breast surgery Louise Harvey, 36, had a tummy tuck and breast surgery at Transform Cosmetic Surgery clinic in London, reported BBC News. Miss Harvey decided to have two operations at once as she was advised by the clinic that the overall cost would be cheaper if done together. Following the three-hour operation, [...]

By |2019-11-02T10:16:32+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Hospitals, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Mum Tragically Dies After Breast Surgery

Woman Received £3.2m Compensation After Operation Delay

Woman received £3.2m compensation after operation delay A woman received £3.2m compensation following a delay in treating her eye condition which left her permanently blind, reported the BBC news. The mum, in her 30s, started noticing her eyesight worsening, which prompted her first visit to the optician in June 2016, at which point she was [...]

By |2019-11-02T10:09:02+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Clinical Negligence, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Woman Received £3.2m Compensation After Operation Delay

Thousands Affected By Arrowe Park Ultrasound Machines

Pregnant women at Arrowe Park were scanned by ultrasound machines that had not been serviced in years. The Liverpool Echo has reported that thousands of pregnant women were scanned by ultrasound machines that had not been serviced in years. The Echo have been informed by a whistleblower at Arrowe Park Hospital there has been an [...]

By |2019-10-21T16:47:41+00:00October 21st, 2019|Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Thousands Affected By Arrowe Park Ultrasound Machines

1,500 Crimes Caught on Hospital CCTV

1,500 crimes caught on hospital CCTV. Some truly shocking news has been posted by the Daily Mail Online. CCTV footage from just one ward at Muckamore Abbey Hospital psychiatric unit recorded more than 1,500 crimes. The crimes were committed by the ward staff over a six-month period in 2017-2018. Muckamore Abbey Hospital in County Antrim [...]

By |2019-09-29T20:00:49+00:00September 29th, 2019|Medical Negligence, NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on 1,500 Crimes Caught on Hospital CCTV

83-year-old Woman Was Refused Treatment

83-year-old woman was refused treatment because she’s too old Susan Halbert, 83-years-old, fell outside her house in Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire. She broke her arm in two areas. After paramedics where called, the pensioner was taken to Glasgow’s New Victoria Hospital. In the minor injury unit, she was greeted by a receptionist who informed her that [...]

By |2019-09-08T19:54:46+00:00September 8th, 2019|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on 83-year-old Woman Was Refused Treatment

Baby Boy Died Because of Hospital Neglect

Baby boy died because of hospital neglect On 26 September, Louise Davies, 36, was due to have a caesarean at 39 weeks at the Basildon Hospital in Essex. Her scans showed that the baby was in the breach position. In the morning, she was given a scan and changed into a surgical gown. By 2.30pm, [...]

By |2019-09-08T19:51:31+00:00September 8th, 2019|Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Baby Boy Died Because of Hospital Neglect

Doctors Sterilised a Mother Without Her Consent

Doctors sterilised a mother without her consent Sterilisation is a life changing decision that should be thought through and happen out of your own free will. This is not the experience Lindsey Clark described to the Sunday Mirror. During two pregnancies, Ms Clark suffered from pre-eclampsia. Some pregnant women experience this life-threatening condition, usually after [...]

By |2019-08-26T13:36:19+00:00August 26th, 2019|Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Doctors Sterilised a Mother Without Her Consent

NHS Hospital Fails To Meet Sepsis Targets

Hospital in Dudley fails to meet the 60min sepsis target An inspection at the Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley has found that the hospital does not meet the 60min target for screening of sepsis and antibiotic administration. This comes as an enormous issue as the chances of improvement fall drastically if the treatment is not [...]

By |2019-08-26T13:32:47+00:00August 26th, 2019|Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on NHS Hospital Fails To Meet Sepsis Targets

Clostridium Difficile Outbreak Kills Three Patients

Clostridium Difficile outbreak killed three patients at the Arrowe Park Hospital Superbug infection killed three people at the over-crowded Arrowe Park Hospital, following a massive increase in infection rates, informs the Liverpool Echo. A report has revealed lack of proper cleaning due to time constrains, dilapidated wards and inadequate infection control practice. The state of [...]

By |2019-08-06T15:32:30+00:00August 6th, 2019|Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on Clostridium Difficile Outbreak Kills Three Patients

51 Year Old Man Dies From Sepsis After Hospital Failings

A 51-year-old dies from sepsis, as he was not given antibiotics for five days. As reported by the Daily Mail Online, on 27th July 2018, Mr Smith was admitted to the Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley, West Midlands with an excruciating pain in his leg. The 51-year-old displayed classic signs of sepsis, such as raised [...]

By |2019-08-04T18:25:56+00:00August 1st, 2019|Medical Negligence, NHS|Comments Off on 51 Year Old Man Dies From Sepsis After Hospital Failings