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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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2 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in News

Royds Withy King raises over £17,500 for Yellow Submarine

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Royds Withy King raises over £17,500 for Yellow Submarine

Lawyers and staff from the Oxford office of UK Top 100 law firm Royds Withy King have raised over £17,500 for their charity of choice, Yellow Submarine, which helps people with learning disabilities and autism.

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20 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Delay in diagnosing skin cancer

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Mr B suffered a delay in diagnosis of skin cancer near his eye. As a result, Mr B sadly died 18 months after his diagnosis. Lucy Crawford acted for his family to recover damages following his death.

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15 December 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

A positive development for patients with type 2 diabetes

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After reading about the shocking news that some people on the London Underground had recently been handed ‘fat cards’ trying to shame them into losing weight and save NHS resources, I then came across an article in The Telegraph today about how losing less than one gram from the pancreas (the organ which regulates blood sugar levels) could potentially cure type 2 diabetes, often associated with obesity, which in the long term if successful would substantially reduce costs for the NHS.

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