News & Blogs - Davies & Partners
Café Support for Avon Riding Centre for The DisabledFriday, 27 January 2017 17:46
Having been hugely inspired by the services provided by Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled in Henbury, the specialist medical negligence team at Davies and Partners Solicitors is providing sponsorship to support the Riding Centre’s bustling café, during 2017.
NHS full to capacity leaving no beds free for cancer treatmentWednesday, 18 January 2017 10:37
The NHS has seen its busiest year in history during March 2015 to March 2016. Nearly 23 million people attended A&E during this period and March 2015 saw its highest monthly figure on record for attendances at A&E, which reached 2 million.
Coroner’s inquest into teenager’s death as a result of hospital neglectTuesday, 04 October 2016 14:55
With the NHS services currently bursting at the seams and mental health issues growing in prominence, the safety of patients in care is increasingly being put at risk, as exemplified by the case of Chris Brennan.
Delays in Bowel Cancer DiagnosisFriday, 30 September 2016 09:33
One in five bowel cancer patients should have been diagnosed sooner. A study in the British Journal of Cancer has revealed that 20% of emergency bowel patients are found to have had cancer which should have been picked up before. And 16% of patients had seen their GP on three or more occasions with relevant symptoms.
Problems with Premature Baby Care in WalesWednesday, 28 September 2016 10:09
Concerns have been raised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) that hospitals in Wales are failing babies born prematurely.
Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis in ChildrenFriday, 23 September 2016 09:26
The appendix is a mostly unnecessary part of the bowel. It serves no discernable purpose. It is, however, a major cause of illness, with over 35,000 patients being treated for appendicitis in the UK every year. Appendicitis is an important problem with its own complications should delay, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose it at all occur.
Global Pledge to Stamp Out Drug Resistant InfectionsWednesday, 21 September 2016 15:19
It has been reported today that 193 countries of the United Nations are set to sign a landmark declaration to rid the world of drug resistant infections, commonly known as superbugs.
GP leaders warn that patient safety is being compromisedFriday, 16 September 2016 08:57
A survey carried out by the British Medical Association has revealed serious failures in a range of areas of primary care support in the NHS which has been contracted out to Capita.
Davies and Partners Succeed in “Never Event” Air Embolism CaseWednesday, 14 September 2016 10:25
Davies and Partners has recently settled a medical negligence case, for a six figure sum, which concerned the death of Mr H, who died as a result of an air embolism whilst receiving treatment in a Bristol hospital. At the time of his death an air embolism was considered by the Department of Health as a “Never Event”.
Brachial Plexus Nerve Injury Case StudyThursday, 25 August 2016 09:39
Our team has recently settled a claim relating to the negligent Brachial Plexus Nerve Injury.