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Legal news updates and opinion from leading Medical Negligence Solicitors; coverage includes breaking news on all hospital, GP and A&E negligence reports.
Inspectors Raise Safety Concerns About Majority Of A&E Units In England

24 October 2016 | Daxa Patel

As the CQC publish their annual State of Care report, a medical negligence specialist explains how cuts in care budgets causes a strain to A&E departements

Midwifes Medical Negligence Results in Ban

24 October 2016 | Daxa Patel

A midwife, whose medical negligence contributed to the death of a 9 day old baby, has been struck off.

Sepsis Kills Interior Designer After Going Undiagnosed

19 October 2016 | Kay Barnes

An interior designer died after her Sepsis symptoms were missed and left untreated by the hospital to which she was admitted after collapsing.

Survey Finds NHS Is The Most Widely Held Public Concern

17 October 2016 | Ramune Mickeviciute

A survey has found that the public have ranked the NHS as one of the biggest public concerns, a medical negligence specialist examines why this could be

MPs Share Traumatic Experiences For Baby Loss Awareness Week

14 October 2016 | Daxa Patel

With Baby Loss Awareness Week supporting those affected by stillbirth and neonatal death, two MPs have shared their traumatic experiences of losing babies

Inadequate Budgets Mean GP Receptionists are Left to Vet Patients

12 October 2016 | Daxa Patel

A recent survey reveals one of the major barriers to seeing a GP is being quizzed by a receptionist.

Proposed Maternity Unit Closures Prompts Protests

10 October 2016 | Kay Barnes

With protestors opposing proposals to close maternity units, a medical negligence expert, and former midwife, explains the dangers of child birth.

GPs Miss 2,000 Bowel Cancer Tumours Every Year

3 October 2016 | Justin Glenister

Every year 2000 bowel cancer tumours are missed. A medical negligence lawyer shares his experience of claiming compensation for an affected patient.

Are NHS Cuts Forcing Brits To Go Overseas For Cataract Treatment?

19 September 2016 | Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

18% of Cataract sufferers who have not yet had surgery would consider going abroad for treatment due to growing concerns about NHS funding.

Sepsis FAQ

16 September 2016 | Daxa Patel

Sepsis – often, incorrectly, referred to as septicaemia – affects 150,000 people in the UK each year.

Patients Undergoing Night-time Surgery Twice as Likely to Die

7 September 2016 | Daxa Patel

A recent study has shown that patients operated on during the night were twice as likely to die as those undergoing daytime surgery.

Drugs Tested on Children Without Consent

30 August 2016 | Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

National Archive files reveal that a North Yorkshire Approved School sanctioned use of experimental drugs on children during the 1960s without consent.

Dental Negligence Proven By General Dental Council

25 August 2016 | Daxa Patel

Allegations against a negligent dentist that caused the biggest NHS patient recall in history have been proven by the dental regulatory body

Nurse Struck Off From Practice For "Posing A Significant Risk To Patients"

24 August 2016 | Daxa Patel

A nurse has been struck off from her practice for posing a significant risk to patients. Simpson Millars medical negligence expert responds.

Telemedicine Technology Could Help Patients Access Immediate Care

23 August 2016 | Ramune Mickeviciute

With the use of telemedicine technology increasing, Ramune Mickeviciute looks at how its rise in usage could affect patients

Complications In Bariatric Surgery

22 August 2016 | Justin Glenister

Senior Associate, Justin Glenister explains the issues with Bariatric surgery and the importance of competent medical care from healthcare professionals.

Fast Surgical Intervention Required For Testicular Torsion

22 August 2016 | Justin Glenister

Testicular torsion caused by a twisting of the male genitalia requires immediate attention if the testis is to be saved, a medical negligence expert warns.

NHS Figures Highlight Missed Treatment Targets

16 August 2016 | Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

NHS treatment figures for June 2016 show that several key targets are being missed. Geoffrey Simpson-Scott of Simpson Millar evaluates these figures.

Troubled Hospital Trust Could Close A&E Department

16 August 2016 | Ramune Mickeviciute

Grantham Hospitals A&E department could face partial closures, as the local NHS trust struggles with staff shortages.

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