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Limitation – what’s all the fuss?

  • Published: Wednesday September 30, 2020
  • Category: Claims Support
  • Tags: Limitation-date,

Every time a medical negligence solicitor assesses the risk of bringing a claim limitation is at the front of their mind. Why? Because if a claim has gone beyond the usual 3 year limitation period the chance of success diminishes considerably and there are only very very limited ways that the claim may still be …

Poor Treatment For Alcohol Dependency

  • Published: Tuesday September 15, 2020
  • Category: Default
  • Tags: alcohol-dependency,

A recent article published in the Liverpool Echo has detailed the tragic circumstances of the death of a father from Huyton following a seizure from alcohol withdrawal. https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/dad-who-asked-sectioned-died-18885812 It is understood that Steven Rimmer, who was know to have alcohol dependency and had suffered previously with his mental health, had become progressively worse during recent …

West Suffolk Hospital apologises following the death of a 57-year old woman in their care

  • Published: Friday September 11, 2020
  • Category: Medical negligence
  • Tags: Inquests, justice,

As reported by BBC News, Susan Warby suffered a perforated bowel in July 2018 for which she received treatment from West Suffolk Hospital. After her surgery, Ms Warby was mistakenly given a dextrose drip instead of a saline drip and remained on the wrong drip for some 36 hours. Staff noted a rise in her …

Death of 26 year old following delays in diagnosing cervical cancer

  • Published: Tuesday August 25, 2020
  • Category: NHS
  • Tags: delay-cancer-diagnosis,

As reported by the Liverpool Echo, in June 2018 Alexandra Hodson received a diagnosis of cervical cancer following her first smear test. Prior to this, Ms Hodson had presented to her GP surgery with classic symptoms of the cervical cancer including bleeding between periods and pain during, and after, sexual intercourse. A nurse apparently advised …

Medical treatment during the Covid 19 pandemic

  • Published: Thursday August 20, 2020
  • Category: NHS
  • Tags: coronavirus-covid-19,

As a result of the pandemic, patients accessing medical treatment during lock-down have faced cancellations and seen their treatment coming to a standstill. In some cases telephone or video appointments have been offered and NHS bodies including NHS England have encouraged both telephone and video consultations as a means of patients receiving ongoing healthcare. According …

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