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When prevention is better than cure

Med Neg

The concept of heath and safety in the workplace is sometimes the butt of jokes, but the reality is no laughing matter. Becoming aware that there are inadequate or inappropriate systems in place, or that a colleague is performing dangerously below par, can raise mixed feelings and a nagging sense of responsibility – should I… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

What price is quality of life?

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Our team of specialist legal advisers works hard to help some of the many families struggling to manage the complex needs of a young child living with demanding physical, emotional and learning difficulties suffered as a result of medical negligence around the time of birth. Parents have enough to deal with day to day in… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

What on earth is going on with my healthcare?

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What on earth is going on with my healthcare? When you or a loved one is very unwell, the journey through the healthcare system can seem bewildering and frightening. It’s not uncommon to feel out of the loop when it comes to getting clear information and guidance from the doctors and nurses, whether you are… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

What if something goes wrong with my healthcare?


Every day seems to bring more unsettling news briefings about the state of the NHS. We hear alarming stories about GPs turning away potential new patients, tragic deaths due to alleged poor assessment, diagnosis or treatment, not to mention the lack of adequate post-hospital care at home provided to some of the UK’s most vulnerable… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Thinking of making a clinical negligence claim? Here are a few things to consider…

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Is this something I feel I must do? Strong emotions and troubling thoughts are understandable when you, or someone you care about, suffer as a result of what looks like medical negligence. The desire to find out exactly what happened, and identify who was responsible, is a natural reaction.  However it is important to be… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)