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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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16 July 2019 1 Comment Posted in Medical Negligence

Sepsis: how are hospitals faring in the fight against this ‘hidden killer’?

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Divya Anand explains how hospitals in England are performing when treating sepsis, and what more can and should be done to treat this ‘hidden killer’.

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12 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

How is cauda equina syndrome caused by negligence?

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Simon Elliman, partner and head of our Medical Negligence team, helps explain when cauda equina syndrome can be caused by negligent medical treatment.

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2 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What you need to know about Birth Trauma Awareness Week

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Every year, approximately 30,000 women experience birth trauma in the UK, which can lead to not just physical health problems, but mental health problems too. What is supposed to be a joyful and happy experience, can quickly turn into a traumatic and frightening one.

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27 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

The maternity review of Cwm Taf hospitals – how were systemic and individual failings in maternity care allowed to happen, and where is the safety net for patients?

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Kerstin Kubiak, partner in our Medical Negligence team, gives an overview of a report into recent failings in Welsh maternity units which could have been avoided.

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13 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Six-figure settlement secured for client following negligent orthopaedic surgery

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Mrs L brought suffered prolonged pain and disability as a result of a negligent knee replacement. Mrs L, represented by Ali Cloak, received a six-figure sum in compensation.

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13 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Seven-figure settlement secured for client who underwent amputation due to negligent orthopaedic treatment

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Ali Cloak, Senior Associate in our Bath office, secured a seven-figure sum for her client who was had to undergo an amputation following negligent treatment on the part of her orthopaedic surgeon, and later, her GP.

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11 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Diagnosis of meningitis in children – why practitioners need to listen to parental concern

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A recent inquest in Norfolk heard the tragic events surrounding the death of a six year old boy, whose diagnosis of meningitis was significantly delayed. The pain for the parents on losing their child was made all the worse by the fact that their pleas to medics over concerns that he could have meningitis were not only unheard, but were openly disparaged.

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10 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What are the benefits of our Erb’s palsy legal clinic?

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Free online legal clinic on Erb's Palsy

Our specialist medical negligence team help you to understand the benefit of our Erb’s palsy online legal clinics.

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10 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

The unseen challenges of living with diabetes

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Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases in the UK and those suffering from it have to implement a strict ongoing regime to manage their condition. But what toll does this take on the individuals that have to live with this condition on a daily basis? And what can be done to change this?

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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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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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