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17 September 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

World Patient Safety Day: what is being done about healthcare inequality?

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes explores how World Patient Safety Day can be used to highlight inequalities in outcomes from our healthcare system.

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27 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£350,000 settlement following delayed breast cancer diagnosis at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

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Our Medical Negligence team settled a cancer compensation claim for a client following a negligent delay by the Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in diagnosing her with breast cancer.

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22 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£150,000 negligence claim highlights the value of GP medication reviews

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A medication review is the periodic, usually annual review of the patient with their GP at which the continuing need for the repeat prescription medication is considered. These reviews play an important role in ensuring a patient is on the right medication and doesn’t remain on medication unnecessarily.

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21 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

New NHS patient safety system a step in the right direction

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes takes a look at the new patient safety system in the NHS that could help make the reporting and analysis of patient safety events easier and more effective.

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5 November 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Client who suffered a permanently discoloured arm as a result of a negligent iron infusion secures settlement of £25,000

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes recovered damages for K, a client who suffered an extravasation injury, and as a result she was left with an area of discoloration on her upper arm and suffered pain and weakness in the arm.

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Come to our complimentary educational conference for dentists – Monday 14 October 2019

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Royds Withy King and Parklane Plowden Barristers are inviting dental professionals to attend an evening CPD event which aims to help you plan how best to manage opportunities and risks for you and your practice.

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£12,000 recovered for client left with scarring following delayed treatment of cancer

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes acted for a 60 year old woman, who suffered the delay in diagnosis and treatment of basal cell carcinoma at the Royal United Hospital, Bath.

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