Medical Negligence News - Davies & Partners

Hope that increased maternity funding will reduce medical negligence claims

Friday, 26 March 2021 11:04

Davies and Partners specialist medical negligence team welcome the news today that the Government is allocating the NHS an extra £95 million to improve maternity care in all areas of England.

This news follows a report by an independent midwifery expert, Donna Ockenden, into failings in maternity care at Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Trust which resulted in the avoidable death of numerous babies and mothers over a twenty-year period.

Concerns raised about ‘do not attempt resuscitation’ decisions during the Covid pandemic:

Thursday, 18 March 2021 14:55

There have been further reports in the media today highlighting concerns over the use of ‘do not attempt resuscitation’ (DNAR) decisions being made by medical providers during the pandemic.

Two of Davies and Partners’ Leading Medical Negligence Specialists Re-accepted into prestigious Headway’s Legal Directory

Thursday, 18 March 2021 12:43

Two of Davies and Partners’ specialist medical negligence and personal injury lawyers Tracy Edwards and Lorna Lymer have been successfully re-accepted for inclusion in a specialist legal directory for Headway, the brain injury association.

Devon out-of-hours GP service rated inadequate

Thursday, 18 March 2021 12:26

BBC News today reported that Devon’s out-of-hours GP service has been rated “inadequate” and has been put into special measures by the health watchdog.

Medical Negligence Specialist Rachel Bowen Achieves Reaccreditation to the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 11:42

Davies and Partners Solicitor’s medical negligence specialist, Rachel Bowen, has gained reaccreditation to the prestigious Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme.

The Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation is a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing claimants in clinical negligence matters. The Law Society’s stringent rules require a formal application for reaccreditation every three years.

Legal Director Tracy Edwards, Achieves Reaccreditation onto Prestigious Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel

Thursday, 20 August 2020 11:51

Davies and Partners Solicitor’s Legal Director Tracy Edwards is celebrating receiving reaccreditation onto the prestigious Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel for the fourth time.

Tracy, who heads up the medical negligence and personal injury teams in the firm’s Birmingham office, has a wealth of experience, representing people who have suffered in complex catastrophic medical negligence and personal injury claims.

The NHS Breast Cancer Screening Scandal - Advice

Thursday, 03 May 2018 13:41

NHS Breast Cancer Screening Scandal 

Yesterday,  Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt announced to parliament that for almost a decade, the NHS has been failing to invite women aged between 68 - 71 for breast cancer screening.

It is thought as many as 450,000 women aged between 70 - 79 could have been affected. 

NHS Cancer tests held in supermarket car parks could save thousands of lives

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 12:39

The NHS is set to roll out mobile lung cancer testing centres that have helped to significantly increase early diagnoses by offering cancer screening from supermarket car parks.

Davies and Partners' lawyer uses Life changing Injury experience to help others

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:15

Annabelle Turner, a trainee solicitor from our medical negligence team at Davies and Partners, who lost her leg following a road traffic accident, is using her own life changing injury experience, to help support others who have been injured. Please see full story here.

Café Support for Avon Riding Centre for The Disabled

Friday, 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.


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