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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

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

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

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

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