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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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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

Inadequate post-operative care

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Judith Leach obtained £125,000 for the widow of a man who died when hospital staff failed to manage him appropriately following surgery.

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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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17 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Can listening to music really make a difference to stroke survivors?

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Lucy Crawford, Solicitor in the Clinical Negligence Team, consider the reported benefits of music therapy for patients who have suffered brain injuries and stroke.

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