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14 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Expectant mothers’ concerns should be listened to, especially when it comes to ICP

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Hannah Blackwell, a member of our specialist birth injury team, here helps to explain the importance of raising awareness of ICP and its effects, a disorder which can result in stillbirth.

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10 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Losing a baby: the toll it can take on mental health

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I cannot image experiencing anything as heartbreaking as losing a baby or child. While pregnancy can be both a worrying and exciting time, it is a period when people prepare to become a parent. They look forward to welcoming their baby into their family. Sadly, when a baby dies either during pregnancy or shortly after birth the psychological impact of losing this prospective future can be devastating.

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19 August 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Postpartum Haemorrhage: What is it, what are the risk factors for it occurring and how should it be managed?

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This blog highlights the importance of prompt diagnosis of postpartum haemorrhage, looks at the risk factors of postpartum haemorrhage occurring and potential complications if the condition is misdiagnosed following childbirth.

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26 April 2015 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

£40,000 in compensation for mother who suffered Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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A mother who felt “robbed of the first months of her daughter’s life” after the hospital made several serious negligent mistakes during the birth, secured a significant compensation.

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10 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Epiglottitis: What it is and the importance of early diagnosis

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This blog highlights the importance of prompt diagnosis of epiglottitis, and looks at the complications that can arise if there is a delay in diagnosing the condition.

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27 November 2014 0 Comments Posted in Videos, Withy King Insights

Royds Withy King Insights: Maternal Injuries

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Giving birth can be a memorable occasion in a woman’s life. In rare cases, however, there can be complications causing the mother to suffer an injury during child birth. An injury which could have been avoided if there had not been …

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26 April 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

Mum receives compensation for hospital’s drug error during childbirth

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J planned to have her first baby naturally, using pain medication only. However, her plans were severely disrupted when a Midwife made an error. Our Clinical Negligence team stepped in to help J get compensation for the pain and anxiety …

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