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6 January 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£3000 for delayed diagnosis of spinal subluxation by North Bristol NHS Trust Hospital

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£3,000 compensation recovered from North Bristol NHS Trust for pain and suffering caused by a three month delay in correctly diagnosing spinal subluxation.

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17 September 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Health worker safety: a priority for patient safety

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Lucy Crawford and Faye Marks from our Medical Negligence team explain why the theme of World Patient Safety Day 2020 is so important in the UK.

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10 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

East Kent hospital maternity unit still ‘requires improvement’ – what the latest reports say

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Lucy Crawford offers an update on the latest findings from a report into East Kent Hospitals Trust’s maternity care.

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23 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

SeeSaw: the charity helping people to cope with loss as a community

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Lucy Crawford from our Medical Negligence team highlights one charity from Oxfordshire that helps people to cope with loss by creating a sense of community – here’s how you can help them.

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4 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

What you need to know about East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust

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You may have seen a lot about East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust in the news, but what actually happened and what is the Government aiming to do about it? Lucy Crawford explains.

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3 December 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

When can someone be considered a secondary victim?

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When proceeding with a claim for the death of someone close to you, it can be difficult to understand when a claim can also be made for a secondary victim. Here, Lucy Crawford from our fatal claims team explains.

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18 November 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

My baby was born prematurely – here’s what it was like

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Lucy Crawford from our Medical Negligence team talks about her experience of having a baby prematurely.

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17 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

How to spot pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome – a story from our team

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Pre-eclampsia, and complications resulting from it, can be fatal to unborn babies. Here, Lucy Crawford tells of her own experience of HELLP syndrome in the hope that it will help expectant mums spot the signs of pre-eclampsia.

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11 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

How a solicitor can help when someone close to you dies of sepsis

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Lucy Crawford from our fatal claims and inquests team helps you to understand how solicitors can assist when a loved one dies of sepsis.

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21 June 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

The Gosport Hospital scandal – how did the ‘Dr Opiate’ case even happen, and what can be done about it?

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The inquiry into Gosport War Memorial Hospital has now reached its verdict. Here, Lucy Crawford from our inquest and fatal accident team asks how the scandal might have happened, and what could be done to set things right.

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19 June 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

The so called “Dr Opiate” and failings of numerous organisations to investigate hundreds of deaths.

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The long-awaited report into the deaths of 833 patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital between 1988 and 2000 is due this week.

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12 June 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

The Dr Bawa-Garba case – will Jeremy Hunt’s recommendations improve patient safety?

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Judith Leach, barrister in our medical negligence team who also trained as an intensive care nursing practitioner and midwife, takes a look at Jeremy Hunt’s recommendations released yesterday in light of the Dr Bawa-Garba case.

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