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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 |2019-07-09T19:10:16+00:00July 9th, 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.

Many Hospitals Not Meeting A&E Targets

Many hospitals do not meet the 95% target of treating A&E patients within the four-hour period. Recently revealed statistics reported in a Daily Mail Online article have shown that English hospitals only manage to see about 84.2% of their patients in the A&E four-hour time limit. This makes it a lowest figure yet. February 2019 [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:58:51+00:00May 15th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Hospitals, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on Many Hospitals Not Meeting A&E Targets

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.

Has your solicitor taken too much?

Has your solicitor taken too much? Why your solicitor may not be entitled to deduct 25% of your damages. Since April 2013, the Government changed the rules around Solicitors costs and their success fees. Without getting too technical, it allowed Solicitors to deduct up to 25% of people's damages; to cover the loss of [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:24:38+00:00January 29th, 2018|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Legal, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Solicitors|Comments Off on Has your solicitor taken too much?

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Pays £12m in Negligence Bills Annually The Liverpool Women’s Hospital faces huge compensation claim pay-outs as the number of women receiving negligent treatment grows. Shocking new figures have been released this week reflecting the huge amount of compensation claims that are paid out annually due to Medical Negligence. Because the Women’s [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:30:30+00:00January 17th, 2018|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Costs, Hospitals, Legal, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise

Australia bans the use of controversial Vaginal Mesh surgery

Australia has recently banned the use of the controversial Vaginal Mesh Surgery treatment – TVT (tension-free vaginal tape surgery) as many who have received the treatment have been left with crippling pain and discomfort. Vaginal Mesh Surgery or TVT, (tension-free vaginal tape surgery) is where a piece of mesh is placed into the vagina [...]

By |2018-03-06T15:09:03+00:00December 4th, 2017|Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Australia bans the use of controversial Vaginal Mesh surgery

Necrotising Fasciitis

Necrotising soft tissue infections are a highly dangerous type of skin and soft tissue disease that requires early and aggressive surgical debridement and antimicrobial management. Clinical features often include wound pain, a foul watery discharge, skin blistering, and rapid progression. The appearances of the skin wound may initially seem not to support the seriousness of [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:10:35+00:00November 9th, 2017|Clinical Negligence, Hospitals, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Necrotising Fasciitis