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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 |2019-05-09T13:06:29+00:00May 9th, 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.

Hoylake Cottage Hospital Dementia Village

Dear Alisha, I am just writing to thank you for your very generous donation of £100 towards our fundraising for Hoylake Cottage Hospital Dementia Village. We were also delighted with the champagne for the Raffle. That always goes down well! We are working with Hoylake Cottage Hospital Dementia Village to try and get the first [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:39:58+00:00December 19th, 2018|Charities, Hospitals, Medical, NHS, Solicitors|Comments Off on Hoylake Cottage Hospital Dementia Village

Have you been affected by Japanese Knotweed?

HAVE YOU BEEN AFFECTED BY JAPANESE KNOTWEED? Japanese knotweed is a large perineal plant that can grown 4 inches per day during the summer. Because of its rapid growth it was been known to damage building structures and substructures by targeting week points such as cracks in masonry and attempting to grow through them. It [...]

By |2018-07-10T08:49:28+00:00July 10th, 2018|Accident, Claim, Compensation, Legal, Medical, Solicitors|Comments Off on Have you been affected by Japanese Knotweed?

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

Are Solicitors to Blame for Increased Costs?

This week the National Audit Office (NAO) has advised the government that, following a nine month review, they must make changes to the way in which clinical negligence claims are dealt with, the amount of costs payable and most importantly to clients the amount of compensation paid in the higher value claims. What does not [...]

By |2017-11-28T12:04:37+00:00September 8th, 2017|Accident, Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Costs, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Are Solicitors to Blame for Increased Costs?

Are you getting the right treatment?

When we seek medical treatment we all place a lot of trust in the experts we see. Most of the time, you will receive great care. However, mistakes can be made by medical professionals, sometimes with devastating and/or serious consequences. We’ve all heard the horror stories, know someone who knows someone who has suffered a [...]

By |2017-11-27T18:53:12+00:00August 10th, 2017|Accident, Claim, Compensation, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Are you getting the right treatment?