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20 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion, PI Tech

The new tech which could save thousands of lives: a rapid test for sepsis

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Sinead Coulson from our medical negligence team explains how a new rapid test for sepsis could save thousands of people’s lives in the UK.

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1 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

How does creative art therapy help improve the lives of stroke or brain injured patients?

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Previously we have looked at how singing can improve speech after brain injury. Now, Sinead Ashbourne explores how creative art therapy can help to improve life after brain injury.

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31 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Etta James – weight loss surgery and the fear of failure

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In the final instalment of their series on five famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery, the team takes a look at the story of Etta James and her fear of failure following gastric bypass surgery.

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30 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Randy Jackson – maintaining a healthy lifestyle after bariatric surgery

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In the fourth instalment of their series on five famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery, our bariatric negligence team takes a look at the story of Randy Jackson.

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29 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Diego Maradona – an age-long battle with weight

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In the latest blog from our series on five famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery, we take a look at the story of Diego Maradona’s experience and why he decided to undergo a gastric bypass procedure.

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28 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Vanessa Feltz – The psychological struggles of weight loss surgery

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Vanessa Feltz has struggled with her weight for many years. Following a relationship breakdown over 15 years ago, she is reported to have lost over five stone, mainly through poor diet and not eating properly. This was the beginning of her yo-yo dieting and battle with weight. Read her story here in the second of our five-part series on famous people who have undergone weight loss surgery.

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25 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Sharon Osbourne: Surgery and a healthy attitude to achieve weight loss – Five people you may not know have had weight loss surgery

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Weight loss surgery is often mis-characterised as an easy way out for people who are too lazy to exercise the weight off. What people seem to misunderstand is that mental health often has a huge impact upon someone’s weight, and weight loss surgery is a last-ditch effort to force someone who struggles to control their weight to keep the pounds off.

Over the next week, we will show you some examples of famous people who have had weight loss surgery, to give you an insight into why it’s an option for people who struggle to lose weight and even why it might not be a definitive solution in some cases.

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