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Coroners warn that patients' health is threatened as ambulances are delayed
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2016

According to a media report, Coroners have warned that 35 patients have died in the past 5 years after experiencing delays of up to 6 hours in an


Bereaved parents receive compensation following stillbirth of baby son
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2016

A 30-year-old woman known only as K has received compensation following the stillbirth of her baby son after lawyers obtained evidence that the life


PHSO reveals high level of NHS failure to learn from complaints about poor care
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2016

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) revealed this week that there were a high number of complaints made to the NHS where there had


Learning from patient deaths and safety incidents
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recently issued a warning notice to Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust requiring further improvements to its


Family settle claim against Yeovil District Hospital for mismanagement of diabetes leading to death
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

The Penningtons Manches clinical negligence team has settled a claim against Yeovil District Hospital for the mismanagement of diabetes which led to


Ill health and proceeding in absence - established position confirmed
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

We recently reported on the Court of Appeal decision of Drs Adeogba and Visvardis and the re-visitation of case law principles in relation to proceeding in


Bristol Review Report to be Published
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

The Review, chaired by Professor Sir Ian Kennedy and Eleanor Grey QC, has been underway for nearly two years, gathering clinical evidence


Bowel Cancer Misdiagnosis
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

Many people are diagnosed with bowel cancer as a result of their GPS spotting symptoms that may be caused by cancer and referring them for further


Clinical negligence claims for bariatric surgery
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

The BMJ recently reported on the efficacy of bariatric surgery. In the paper, a group of bariatric surgeons review their recent work to find that


Are women in need of caesarean sections being denied them on the NHS because of financial pressures?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

Last month North London Senior Coroner, Andrew Walker, posed this question to the Department of Health following the tragic death of Kristian