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13 September 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

10 years of World Sepsis Day – here’s a reminder of what you need to know

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Over the last 20 years, there has been a growing recognition that sepsis is one of the most common and potentially life threatening conditions faced by the human race.

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8 April 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Jaundice in newborns – how should it be monitored and treated?

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Abigail Ringer explains what to look out for if you are concerned about jaundice in newborns, as well as how it should be monitored and treated by medical professionals.

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1 April 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

What you need to know about HIE, before HIE Awareness Day

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Ahead of Peeps HIE’s HIE Awareness Day, Abigail Ringer explains what you need to know about the injury and how it can be avoided.

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8 March 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Lives are being changed with a £30 million Government investment into Changing Places Toilets

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Abigail Ringer explains the importance of a new £30 million investment from the Government into Changing Places toilets.

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4 March 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

How to stay active with cerebral palsy – from riding to running

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I recently came across the inspirational story of Bryanna Tanase featured in Horse and Hound. Bryanna, who is 17 years old and lives with cerebral palsy, shares her story on how horses have impacted her life and her dream of competing in the Paralympics. She hopes that she might inspire others to reach their full potential too.

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14 January 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

More needs to be done to avoid, and treat, impacted fetal head

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Is delivering a baby by caesarean section becoming more difficult? According to the Early Notification Scheme’s most recent report, difficult delivery of the head of the baby during caesarean section is becoming more of a problem.

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5 January 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Maternal care on the global stage and a closer look at hyponatraemia in the UK

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Abigail Ringer, a member of our expert Birth Injury team, reviews some recent stats comparing the UK’s performance in maternity care to countries across the world.

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10 December 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

The Shrewsbury Maternity Scandal – the report’s findings and what all maternity services can learn from it

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Abigail Ringer explains the findings of the Ockenden review, and details what both Shrewsbury & Telford Trust and maternity units across the country can learn from it.

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The Shrewsbury Maternity Scandal – The first official report due today

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For anyone who has been following our blogs on the Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust Independent Maternity Review, the first official report is expected to be published later today, in what is thought to have become the largest maternity scandal in NHS history.

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11 September 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

World Sepsis Day – what you need to know

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Abigail Ringer explains why World Sepsis Day – held annually on 13 September – is an important date to help raise awareness of this deadly condition.

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22 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Is a maternal vaccine to stop GBS close to becoming a reality?

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As Group B Strep Support Awareness Month nears its final week, Abigail Ringer shares some of the recent advances in finding a vaccine against Group B Strep.

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15 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

What makes GBS so deadly? A new study reveals the genetics behind the bacteria’s armoury

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Abigail Ringer from our specialist Birth Injury team takes a look at the research into Group B Strep, and what makes this bacteria so dangerous to newborns.

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