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Maria Panteli talks about the impact of inappropriate breast cancer treatment
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

Breast cancer treatment at Royal Stoke University Hospital is being reviewed after concerns raised over a surgeon's work. Breast cancer is the most


The Serious Incidents Framework FAQs
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2016

Many of the cases that clinical negligence practitioners work on have resulted in a “Serious Incident Investigation” by the hospital; but what is a


Compensation for burns during surgery
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

I recently settled a claim for a client who suffered a significant burn during an operation under general anaesthesia. My client developed


Damages agreed for delayed diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome despite hospitals’ unwillingness to admit liability
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

Penningtons Manches' clinical negligence specialists have concluded a claim for a woman in her fifties who suffered permanent disability as a result


The unattractive side of plastic surgery - assessing your options
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2016

There are occasions when the skills of a good cosmetic surgeon are vital in reconstructive surgery, after an accident for example, but more commonly


New NICE guidance to medical staff to treat sepsis as a medical emergency
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2016

Last week the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) urged GPs and medical staff to treat suspected sepsis in patients as an


NHS Improvement publishes new recommendations to enhance child patient safety
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2016

NHS Improvement, working alongside the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), have last week published new recommendations designed


Legal triumph at last for girl in Bristol Royal Infirmary heart scandal
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2016

After a seven-day trial the judge found that her doctors had been negligent. But the relief of her family was short-lived. To their anguish the NHS


Penningtons Manches settles claim for delayed diagnosis of lung cancer
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2016

Penningtons Manches has settled a claim against Kingston Hospital NHS Trust for a delayed diagnosis of lung cancer. The client was in his 50s and a


Hospital visits for heart failure increased by more than a third in the past decade
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2016

Heart failure currently costs the NHS more than £2 billion a year, putting “a massive burden on the NHS”. The British Heart Foundation (BHF), which