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15 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

How one man changed the lives of thousands of babies over the last forty years

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Over the past week, Baby Loss Awareness Week has raised awareness of infant death. Here, Abigail Ringer tells the story of one of the first people to formalise studies into sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

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3 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Five ways physiotherapy can make a difference to someone with cerebral palsy

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World Cerebral Palsy Day is a great opportunity to focus the world’s attention on the millions of people affected by cerebral palsy and those who support them. Here, Abigail Ringer from our Medical Negligence team interviews Dr Heather Epps, Physiotherapist of Children’s Neuro Physio, who has made it her mission to enhance the lives of children affected by cerebral palsy through the provision of physiotherapy. Read on to discover five ways that physiotherapy can make a difference to individuals with cerebral palsy.

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2 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Is it possible to get active with cerebral palsy? With the help of these charities: yes!

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Cerebral palsy affects different people in different ways but regardless of a person’s abilities, I think that everyone deserves to reach their full potential. Happily, there are several UK charities dedicated to making this happen.

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30 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Four areas of transformative technology for cerebral palsy

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Technology is advancing everyday: some for the general good of humankind and some for the not so good. Here Abigail Ringer looks at the transformative power of technology for the benefit of people affected by cerebral palsy. From communication aids to computer games for rehabilitation, there is no doubt that technology can improve the lives of us all.

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16 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Surviving septicaemia: is it a postcode lottery that could impact on sepsis survival?

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It’s pretty shocking that, in the 21st century, your chances of surviving septicaemia are still dependant on where you live. In August this year, the NHS published the results of its report providing details of hospital deaths across 130 trusts in England.

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12 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

How a member of our Medical Negligence team, and her baby, survived sepsis

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When the UK Sepsis Trust estimates that five people are killed by sepsis every hour in the UK alone, surviving sepsis is no mean feat. As World Sepsis Day approaches, Abigail Ringer spoke to Divya from our Medical Negligence team to find out more about what it’s like to survive sepsis.

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9 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

Could new e-sepsis tech reduce levels of misdiagnosis in the NHS, even beyond sepsis?

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The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating the success of their new e-sepsis tool, a digital tool used to alert hospital staff to the fact that a person might have sepsis.

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22 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What you need to know about Group B Strep Support this Group B Strep Awareness Month

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For Group B Strep Awareness Month, here we outline the work of Group B Strep Support, a UK charity dedicated to the eradication of group B Strep infection in babies.

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9 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Baby Loss Awareness Week – why our team will be supporting it, and how you can too

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This week marks the 16th Baby Loss Awareness Week, which aims to break the silence about baby loss and provides an opportunity to commemorate and remember babies who have died, either during pregnancy or in their first weeks and months of life.

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