It was reported by The Guardian in February 2020 that almost 200 patients at Spire Healthcare and Nuffield in Leeds had been recalled due to concerns about whether shoulder surgeon, Mr Michael Walsh, provided acceptable or even necessary surgery.
These concerns arose following issues with another surgeon who was working at the Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull. The surgeon, Mr Habib Rahman, came under review in similar circumstances following shoulder surgeries performed on patients at Spire Parkway in West Midlands.
Following reports regarding the treatment provided and surgeries performed, Mr Michael Walsh was suspended and subsequently dismissed by Spire Healthcare. Mr Walsh recently appeared at a hearing in respect of his misconduct before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service where he represented himself and submitted a request to be voluntarily removed from the medical register, which was accepted by the Tribunal. This is the latest incident in what seems to be an ongoing trend of unnecessary medical procedures which have been hitting the news headlines.
As a result of the above, our team of Medical Negligence Solicitors are currently dealing with enquiries relating to treatment provided and surgeries performed, by Mr Michael Walsh. Our team are able to offer a free consultation to patients to assess whether they may have prospects of a successful medical negligence claim arising from the treatment provided under the care of Mr Michael Walsh.
If you have had a surgical procedure performed by Mr Michael Walsh, have concerns about the treatment provided to you and think that you may have a claim for compensation, you can contact our Medical Negligence solicitors who will assess the likely prospects of success in your claim.
If you have already been contacted as part of the recall at Spire Healthcare and Nuffield in Leeds, please contact our Medical Negligence team of solicitors for free confidential legal advice. We are here to help you navigate the process of making a claim for clinical negligence. We may be able to deal with your case by way of a Conditional Fee Agreement (more commonly known as a No Win, No Fee) so please ask us about this.