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Clinical Negligence

The Ockenden Review: Major Failings in Maternity Care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

The Ockenden Review, led by senior midwife Donna Ockenden, was published on 30 March 2022 detailing an extensive investigation into...

Secondary Victim claims to be considered by the Supreme Court

The distinction between a Primary and Secondary Victim What is a primary victim? A primary victim is someone who has been directly...

Are ambulance response delays putting patients’ lives at risk?

The new ambulance standards In 2017, following the largest clinical ambulance trials in the world, NHS England implemented new ambulance...

What is ‘Fundamental Dishonesty’?

In all civil proceedings, the Court strictly requires the claimant to be truthful in the information they provide and to conduct their...

Remote GP consultations in a post-COVID world: a potential for medical negligence?

Previously, a face-to-face consultation with your GP was the standard way to discuss your medical concerns with a doctor. An in-person...

The Importance of Making a Formal Complaint in Potential Medical Negligence Claims

Why and how to complain about medical negligence If you think that you may have a claim for medical negligence, it can be difficult...

Secondary Victim Claims: Medical Negligence

Secondary Victim Claims: Medical Negligence The psychological impact of witnessing a parent, child, sibling, or other close individual...

Medical negligence claims arising as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic

The NHS is facing unprecedented pressure as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Sir Simon Stevens, NHS England’s chief executive,...

Medical mistakes: what to do

Gail Waller, Associate Solicitor at medical negligence specialists Mayo Wynne Baxter (https://www.mayowynnebaxter.co.uk) said she has...

Sussex Junior Mooting Competition 2019

At the end of March, Mayo Wynne Baxter took part in Sponsoring and judging the Sussex Junior Mooting Competition 2019 at the University...

Simplifying Surrogacy

The Medical Negligence team at Mayo Wynne Baxter routinely deal with complex obstetric and gynaecology claims. We recognise that medical...

The Discount Rate in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Claims

The Discount Rate in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Claims The discount rate is a concept that the Clinical Negligence team...