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How should a GP help manage high cholesterol or diagnose a heart attack?

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Mistreatment of cardiac health issues can cause life-changing damage. Here Divya Anand explains how a GP should manage two key heart-related issues.

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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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Cardiac care in a pandemic: an unfolding tragedy?

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Joachim Stanley from our specialist cardiac negligence team explains the range of issues that coronavirus has caused in cardiac care.

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Therapy animals – how they can help after injury

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Tracy Norris-Evans spoke with Poppy Cormack, a client who lives with a brain injury, about how a pair of micro pigs have helped her to cope when things get difficult.

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University of Nottingham research could finally demonstrate the need for routine GBS testing in the NHS

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A fantastic study led by the University of Nottingham seeks to definitively assess the value of GBS testing in pregnancy in NHS maternity services in England. July 2021 is GBS awareness month #GBSAM2021 and studies such as this will be imperative, if supportive in its findings, in persuading the NHS to fund routine GBS testing in pregnancy and reducing the number of cases of early-onset GBS infection in newborns.

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The stresses and strains of being a family carer – Tegan’s experience

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Simon Elliman relays the experience of young carer Tegan, whose mother Vicky lives with cauda equina syndrome.

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It’s time for the bereavement damages postcode lottery to end – we’re hoping APIL’s latest campaign will help

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Following research by APIL into the postcode lottery of statutory bereavement damages in the United Kingdom, Ali Cloak shares hers and our wider team’s views on the current state of compensation for a bereavement.

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How the experience of stroke inspired a new approach to neuro-rehabilitation

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Contributing authors: Tracy Norris-Evans

When Ian Pearce’s father had a stroke in 2017, his life was thrown in a completely new direction. Nothing can prepare you for an injury to a loved one, but the aftermath can be equally difficult. For Ian, though, it proved an inspiration to change the way we approach neuro-rehab.

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Panorama: NHS patient safety learning opportunities being lost?

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Panorama: Hospital Secrets Uncovered, which will air on BBC One this evening (19 May 2021), presents a disturbing picture of NHS patient safety learning opportunities being lost.

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Artificial Intelligence: the future of diagnosing wrist fractures?

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A recent study has shown that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help radiologists identify a fractured scaphoid, a commonly sustained but often missed fracture to one of the small bones in the wrist.

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When you should be concerned about your health, and your baby’s, during pregnancy

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Hannah Blackwell speaks with an experienced midwife about symptoms to be aware of during pregnancy, and what to do if you don’t feel you’re being heard.

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Are the aims of the Montgomery case being met by maternity professionals?

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Hannah Blackwell reviews a recent study into maternity care, which draws interesting parallels with our own recent What About Mum survey.

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