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NHS Whistleblowers group says report highlighting Government’s ‘lack of progress’ on various patient safety Inquiry recommendations is ‘gravely concerning’

A group representing hundreds of healthcare professionals from across the UK says it is ‘gravely concerning’ that an independent report has highlighted a ‘lack of progress’ from the Government in implementing changes recommended at various inquiries to improve patient safety. The report, commissioned by the Health and Social Committee and led by Professor Dame Jane […]

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Common medical negligence for which compensation can be claimed

Medical Negligence Case Examples As a leading ranked firm in the respected Legal 500 guide, our specialist medical negligence compensation claims solicitors boast decades of experience and have a track record of succeeding in the most high-value and legally complex of cases. Delays in appropriate healthcare can lead to worsening conditions – sometimes becoming life-threatening […]

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Patient hospitalised for 11 days after being given antibiotics in spite of his allergy

A £10,000 compensation settlement has been agreed for an epileptic patient who was hospitalised for 11 days after being given antibiotics he was allergic to. The 50-year-old patient had visited his GP as he was suffering from symptoms of a urinary tract infection and was placed on antibiotics the doctor had not checked were suitable. […]

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£17,000 damages for MoD employee following a fall at work after heavy snowfall

A 60-year-old Ministry of Defence employee has received damages after suffering permanent injuries from a trip over a snow-covered curb that her employers had failed to maintain. Our client, a full-time civil service administrator, was taking her regular route to work in the winter of 2018. There had been heavy snowfall for the days prior […]

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How does a personal injury compensation claim affect your benefits?

If you’re unfortunate enough to suffer a personal injury, the consequences can be devastating. Not only will you be affected by the physical pain of your trauma, the long-term implications can often have a knock-on impact on your health and lifestyle. In extreme circumstances, you may need to give up your job because you’re no […]

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What is a package holiday and what are your rights?

The way Britons book their holidays has changed hugely in recent years and we are now without doubt in the age of the online ‘package holiday’. We’re increasingly advised to shop around and seek a bargain for everything that we buy, with many websites able to deliver the same products at much lower prices. The […]

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What are 10 tips to get cheaper travel insurance if you have a pre-existing medical condition?

Finding reasonably-priced and suitable travel insurance can prove difficult for anyone with a ‘pre-existing medical condition’. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to try and find a tailor made and affordable travel insurance policy. According to a recent report by The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), cancer patients in particular struggle to find affordable policy cover […]

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