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9 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

Could new e-sepsis tech reduce levels of misdiagnosis in the NHS, even beyond sepsis?

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The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating the success of their new e-sepsis tool, a digital tool used to alert hospital staff to the fact that a person might have sepsis.

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29 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

What if fingers cannot be re-attached? How prosthetics tech helps those who have experienced injury to their hands

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Recent news that a man may regain the full use of his hand after severing most of it in an accident demonstrates how amazing modern medicine can be, but what happens when fingers can’t be re-attached?

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27 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

Could a nanovaccine provide a cure for cancer?

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Rosie Hodgetts, a specialist in claims involving cancer misdiagnosis, takes a look at a new technological development which could help people who have developed melanoma.

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17 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

Alexa, will you be my next doctor?

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With news that Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will link up with the NHS to answer people’s health queries, Ainara Diaz from our Medical Negligence team looks at the possibilities – and implications – that this could bring for people in the UK.

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30 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

A closer look at retinal stem cells – a potential cure for retinal disease?

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Joachim Stanley asks whether stem cells could present an exciting new cure for retinal diseases, or if they might just be a new way for rogue clinicians to offer unregulated (and potentially dangerous) treatment at a cost.

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Fresh hope for those in need of organ transplant – how drones can make transporting live organs safer and more affordable

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Following news that a live organ has been successfully delivered for transplant, our team takes a look at how this tech has been brought about, and what it means in law.

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2 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

Is head injury being taken seriously in sport?

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two footballers banging heads

Head injuries have too often been considered a necessary risk in sports such as football and rugby. But with the alarming scenes of Jan Vertonghen’s head injury during Tottenham’s Champions league semi-final, and the damning report from the Rugby Football Union and it’s focus on head injury, is it time to ask what more can be done to improve prevention, reporting, and treatment?

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17 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion, PI Tech

Should artificial intelligence dictate how healthcare is administered?

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It is no secret that health services in the UK are under enormous pressure. We regularly hear how hospital departments are struggling to cope with the demands of the nation, but is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) a solution or would it simply compound the problem?

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5 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, PI Tech

Are diagnostic chatbots the future of primary care, or potentially dangerous?

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Ben Lees takes a look at whether new AI technology will relieve the pressure on the NHS and GPs, or potentially pose real danger to patient safety.

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6 March 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury, PI Tech

Are drones the answer to the UK’s pothole problem?

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Drones can be used for filming, as a delivery method, and even to replace fireworks – but could they solve the pothole problem on our roads? Our Personal Injury team takes a look.

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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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13 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Personal Injury, PI Tech

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 – six months on, is it fit for purpose?

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We are now six months on from the introduction of the new statutory liability for driverless vehicles. Here, Rachel Jones gives a reminder of the Act’s key components, and an update on how technology is marching on.

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