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Training During Lockdown

  • Published: Monday February 8, 2021
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As we all know, Covid-19 has had a considerable and lasting impact on all areas of working life, and the legal profession is no exception. Working environments have changed considerably to facilitate business continuity and we have all had to adjust to home-working and remote access. Whilst this situation has been extremely challenging, it had …

Cancer delay claims set to soar as a result of COVID

  • Published: Thursday February 4, 2021
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Delay in diagnosis of cancer is the third largest cause of medical negligence cases in the UK.  The cost of such claims has increased by 72% over the five years leading up to 2015/16 and it is estimated to reach £2.6 billion a year by 2022. On 16 March 2020, cancer screening, routine diagnostics and …

Talia Dean: ‘My back pain was misdiagnosed for 15 years – now I can’t dance’

  • Published: Thursday January 21, 2021
  • Category: misdiagnosis
  • Tags: spondyloarthritis,

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-55567981 Brave Talia Dean has recently told her story of how her back pain was misdiagnosed for 15 years and has left her unable to dance and unlikely to be able to walk unaided by the age of 40; an outcome which she feels was entirely avoidable. Talia has since been diagnosed with axial spondyloarthritis …

Maternity Unit branded ‘unsafe’

  • Published: Monday January 18, 2021
  • Category: Medical negligence
  • Tags: maternity,

In January 2021, The Royal Free Hospital in London has been told by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that it must make immediate and significant improvements to its maternity services. This follows concerns regarding the death of a pregnant woman in February 2020. CQC’s Deputy Chief Inspector Hospitals for London, Nigel Acheson, said: “We inspected …

Medical Examinations during Covid

  • Published: Monday November 30, 2020
  • Category: Claims Support
  • Tags: coronavirus-covid-19, medical-examinations,

In a medical negligence claim an opinion from an independent medical expert is almost always an imperative part of the investigation process. In order to assess the current condition and future prognosis of a Claimant it would normally be very unusual for an expert not to want to see the Claimant in person. As with …

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