Clinical Negligence | Mayo Wynne Baxter

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We all make mistakes (of varying degrees of severity) because we are only human – but when we do, we can learn something from it, if we allow ourselves the opportunity to reflect on why the mistake was made and how we can do better next time. Organisations are also adopting the same learning culture… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Is the NHS missing cancer targets?

It was widely reported last week in a study carried out by Macmillan Cancer Support that the NHS have missed their cancer treatment targets for 3 years in a row. According to Macmillan, more cancer patients in England are facing delays for their treatment than three years ago, with 1 in 6 (17%) now waiting… 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)

NHS DATA LOSS PUTS THOUSANDS AT RISK

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In view of all the press the NHS has received lately you may be wondering if there is anything else that could surprise you about the health service – well actually unfortunately yes there is. Hot on the heels of reports of hospital and ward closures across the UK we now hear the shocking news… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

IS THE NHS IN MELTDOWN?

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It seems that never a day goes by when there isn’t something in the press relating to the state of the NHS. The National Health Service (“NHS”)  was set up on 5 July 1948 under the premise that good healthcare should be available to all, regardless of wealth.   When it was launched by Aneurin Bevan,… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

The Costs of Clinical Negligence

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Last year the headlines were flooded with news on Brexit, the migration crisis and most notably, the US elections. The ongoing struggles of the NHS has also emerged as the hot topic of the day with various charities, organisations and even NHS employees sharing their opinions on the matter. It comes as no surprise then… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

What if something goes wrong with my healthcare?

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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)

The NHS Crisis Persists

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Sadly, there does not appear to be a week go by that the NHS does not make headline news recently. Whether it concerns the ambulance service, hospitals or GP surgeries, it is nearly always in relation to underfunding, understaffing and a too high demand on the system. Last week saw South East Coast Ambulance Service… 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)

How to stay healthy during the working day

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Do you ever get cravings throughout your working day or find yourself feeling sluggish? It becomes very easy during the day to forget good habits; I forever find myself slouching over my keyboard and going on a hunt for afternoon sweet treats – But, you have to remember that deep, deep down your will power… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)