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21 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, News

We’re launching a new product to help medical negligence clients manage expenses related to their claim

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Our specialist Medical Negligence team has today launched MyClaimJournal, an online portal designed to help clients who are in the process of a claim manage relevant documents quickly and easily and keep an ongoing diary of events.

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11 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Breast cancer diagnosis: are GPs learning from mistakes in primary care?

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Recent statistics about secondary breast cancer diagnosis leave our team with concerns. Paul Rumley comments on what he thinks this says about the current state of primary care.

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Is it time to admit that the NHS doesn’t just have a ‘winter problem’?

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Recent news about the state of accident and emergency provision over the summer months has many concerned. Paul Rumley comments on the current situation in the NHS.

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8 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£4.8 million awarded for oxygen deprivation during birth

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Paul Rumley acted for C, a 19 year old man who received insufficient oxygen to the brain around the time of his birth due to a 29 minute negligent delay in his delivery. His twin brother was born uninjured.

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17 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Patient safety matters – does the latest NHS Patient Safety Strategy do enough?

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Paul Rumley, partner in our Medical Negligence team, reviews the latest NHS patient safety strategy – will it do what is needed?

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3 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What you need to know about Erb’s palsy

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We asked some experts in Erb’s palsy treatment and care about what we should know about the condition. So, if you’re a parent to a child with Erb’s, have a read of the below to have all your most pressing questions answered.

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Discount Rate Review: the latest news

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We have previously covered the potential changes that could come as a result of the Discount Rate Review elsewhere. However there have been a couple of recent developments which could be cause for concern. The Government’s Actuary – the Government’s …

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Royds Withy King client awarded £3.4m for delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome

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A man who experienced a catastrophic delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome has been awarded a lump sum of £3,400,000.

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31 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Welcome news for adults with cerebral palsy – the new guidelines from NICE

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Following new guidance from NICE on how to support adults with cerebral palsy, our specialist birth injury team reviews what it means and the effect it might have on people’s lives.

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9 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Where is the NHS now, and where is it going?

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Following recent announcements from the NHS, Paul Rumley takes a look at the current state of our NHS and asks – is patient safety set to improve?

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13 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

New report shows widespread problems with maternity care in the UK

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Paul Rumley comments on a report released today by Each Baby Counts, which has found that nearly half of reviewed cases, where babies died or suffered brain damage, were caused by bad maternity care.

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets, Medical Negligence

Erb’s Palsy – How a claim is investigated

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