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High Court rules discharging Covid patients into to care homes was “unlawful” and “irrational”

  • Published: Friday April 29, 2022
  • Category: Default
  • Tags: coronavirus-covid-19,

On 27th April 2022, the High Court ruled that Government broke the law by failing care home residents who died of contracting COVID-19. The Government’s policy of discharging patients from hospital to care homes at the beginning of the pandemic was deemed to be “unlawful” and “irrational”. Cathy Gardner and Fay Harris, whose fathers died …

Complaints v Claims

  • Published: Wednesday April 27, 2022
  • Category: Claims Support
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Complaints about Medical Treatment If you are not satisfied with the medical treatment that you or a loved one has received, and have suffered an injury which you think could have been avoided, a first port of call for many will be to lodge a complaint. This informal approach for many can be enough to …

Shrewsbury & Telford Maternity Scandal

  • Published: Wednesday March 30, 2022
  • Category: Maternity
  • Tags: maternity, Ockenden,

The largest maternity scandal to ever hit the NHS has found that poor maternity care through The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust led to 295 avoidable baby deaths or brain damage cases . There has been catastrophic failing over nearly 20 years according to the inquiry led by maternity expert Donna Ockenden.  The final …

Inquiry into mental health care provided by NHS Mental Health Trusts in Essex

  • Published: Tuesday March 29, 2022
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As reported by the BBC, an inquiry led by Dr Geraldine Strathdee, is investigating the deaths of 1,500 patients who died whilst under the care of NHS mental health service being provided in Essex. The inquiry was established in January 2021 following concerns raised by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, after the death of …

Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust Maternity Care Scandal – The Ockenden Report

  • Published: Tuesday March 29, 2022
  • Category: Maternity
  • Tags: Shrewsbury-&-Telford-Hospital,

Following on from our blog earlier this year, the enquiry into Britain’s worst maternity scandal will come to an end this week with the publication of senior midwife, Donna Ockenden’s report. As reported by The Telegraph, the five-year review is set to conclude that 300 babies died avoidably or suffered brain damage which is a …

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