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10 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What are the benefits of our Erb’s palsy legal clinic?

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Free online legal clinic on Erb's Palsy

Our specialist medical negligence team help you to understand the benefit of our Erb’s palsy online legal clinics.

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30 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

A closer look at retinal stem cells – a potential cure for retinal disease?

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Joachim Stanley asks whether stem cells could present an exciting new cure for retinal diseases, or if they might just be a new way for rogue clinicians to offer unregulated (and potentially dangerous) treatment at a cost.

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15 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Should more be done to stop rogue surgeons in private hospitals?

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Joachim Stanley responds to recent comments from leader of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, that more data should be shared between private hospitals and the NHS.

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30 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

The EQUALS study into Erb’s palsy – investing in better care at birth could cost us less

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Two charities, the PROMPT Maternity Foundation and Erb’s Palsy Group UK have worked in partnership to produce a video which presents the primary results of the “EQUALS Study”, looking at how investing in evidence-based training gives positive outcomes for both patients and the NHS. Here, Joachim Stanley from our birth injury team takes a look at how well it reflects what we understand about our clients’ experience of Erb’s palsy.

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27 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Can patient confidentiality be a bad thing for the health of others? A recent case suggests: yes

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If a family member was diagnosed with, or died as a result of, a genetic disease, you would want to know. A recent case between a woman and St. George’s Hospital in London throws into question whether doctors have a responsibility to inform families of a patient’s health.

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23 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

How solicitors and midwifery experts work together during an Erb’s palsy claim

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Here, Joachim Stanley takes a look at what you need to know about the process of an Erb’s palsy claim and how midwifery experts help prove negligence.

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21 June 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, News

Largest reported settlement for benzodiazepine mis-prescription agreed for client of Royds Withy King

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A deceased man’s family have been awarded £625,000 after bringing a claim for benzodiazepine mis-prescription which tragically led him to take his own life – one of the largest reported settlements of its kind in England and Wales. Royds Withy …

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28 October 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Do we really need a defibrillator in the office?

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Statistically 5% of all sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) will occur in the workplace, equivalent to approximately 100 a week in the UK alone.

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2 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Professional Negligence

Buyer beware: Why you should choose your clinical negligence solicitor carefully

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Choosing a clinical negligence solicitor

As you may or may not be already aware, there has recently been an overhaul of funding particularly in relation to personal injury and clinical negligence claims. This was following the review by Lord Jackson. This has arguably created further risks which you should be aware when looking for a solicitor to deal with your medical negligence claim.

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3 December 2013 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and clinical negligence claims

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of counselling therapy which is often recommended for a wide range of psychological problems. CBT has been approved by NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and as such GPs have funding allocated to refer patients for CBT on the NHS.

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