Medical Negligence News

Legal news updates and opinion from leading Medical Negligence Solicitors; coverage includes breaking news on all hospital, GP and A&E negligence reports.
Research Shows Healthcare ‘Risk Zones’ In England

Time icon 7 June 2018 | Person icon Kay Barnes

A think tank has identified 32 ‘risk zones’ where people are 29% more likely to die from avoidable causes based on where you live.

Drop In Blot Clot Assessments – NHS Patients At Risk

Time icon 9 May 2018 | Person icon Sarah Holdsworth

Following a failure to carry out routine assessments, patients are now at risk of developing lethal blood clots in numerous hospitals across England.

Baby Suffers Brain Damage After Language Barrier Misunderstanding

Time icon 8 May 2018 | Person icon Agnieszka Marks

A baby has suffered brain damage after a breakdown in communication based on a language barrier between the patient and health care professionals.

NHS Admits To Serious Breast Cancer Screening Errors

Time icon 3 May 2018 | Person icon Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

The NHS has received widespread criticism following its breast cancer screening errors. If you have been affected by this, do you know how to proceed?

Health Care Inquests – FAQs

Time icon 4 April 2018 | Person icon Alison Hills

Have you been summoned to a health care inquest? Here's what you need to know.

Can I Claim If My Child Is Affected By Clinical Negligence?

Time icon 21 March 2018 | Person icon Alison Hills

If your child was injured as a result of medical negligence, are you aware of the claims procedure?

Woman's Ovaries Removed Without Consent During Mesh Operation

Time icon 15 March 2018 | Person icon Ian Cohen

A woman has had her ovaries removed during surgery without giving prior consent. Ian Cohen, Clinical Negligence Specialist, comments.

Can I Claim For Weight Loss Surgery That Went Wrong?

Time icon 8 March 2018 | Person icon Alison Hills

Have you suffered from an incorrectly performed weight loss surgery within the last 3 years? If so, Simpson Millar may be able to help you.

Department Of Health Reports On Fixed Cost Regime Consultation

Time icon 15 February 2018 | Person icon Kay Barnes

The Department of Health has reported on a consultation into a Fixed Cost Regime for Medical Negligence claims. Our Kay Barnes takes a look.

Can I Claim for A Perforated Bowel Due To Medical Negligence?

Time icon 14 February 2018 | Person icon Alison Hills

Read our guide to perforated bowel injuries, complications and what you can do if you have been affected due to medical negligence. Find out how Simpson Millar can help.

Woman with Ectopic Pregnancy Has Limbs Amputated Due To Medical Negligence

Time icon 2 February 2018 | Person icon David Thomas

A woman suffered horrific and life-changing injuries following an ectopic pregnancy due to medical negligence. Read her story.

Can I Claim For Dental Negligence?

Time icon 31 January 2018 | Person icon Geoffrey Simpson-Scott

Read our guide to dental negligence, complications and what you can do if your dental treatment goes wrong. Find out how Simpson Millar can help.

Medical Negligence Claims Costing NHS

Time icon 26 January 2018 | Person icon Alison Hills

A BBC report has found that NHS Wales is paying out more than ever in medical negligence cases, while historical claims are on the rise elsewhere.

Lapses In Maternity Care Led To Mistakes In 20% Of Births

Time icon 15 January 2018 | Person icon Alison Hills

A shocking report has revealed that mistakes occurred in 20% of all births in England between 2015 and 2017. Find out more about this disturbing disclosure.

Baby's Sepsis Death Caused By Negligence

Time icon 10 January 2018 | Person icon David Thomas

A baby born with sepsis and brain damage, died as a result of medical negligence. Find out why this tragedy happened.

Can I Claim For Plastic Surgery That Went Wrong?

Time icon 18 December 2017 | Person icon Sarah Holdsworth

Read our guide to plastic surgery procedures, complications and what you can do if your plastic surgery goes wrong. Find out how Simpson Millar can help.

Amputation Due To Medical Negligence Compensation

Time icon 15 December 2017 | Person icon Alison Hills

If you have had a limb amputated as a result of Medical Negligence, here’s what you need to know.

Can I Claim Compensation For A Retained Object After Surgery?

Time icon 15 December 2017 | Person icon Alison Hills

What can happen if a surgical item is left inside the body following a surgical procedure and what can you do if you suffered a retained object after surgery?

Public Accounts Committee Releases Report On Rising Medical Negligence Claims

Time icon 7 December 2017 | Person icon Sarah Grogan

The Public Accounts Committee has released a report into medical negligence claims. Simpson Millar's Sarah Grogan discusses it sometimes damning conclusions.



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