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Claims Relating to Septic Arthritis

Thursday, 31 March 2016 13:30

Our specialist medical negligence team at Davies and Partners has successfully settled cases relating to delayed diagnosis and management of septic arthritis.

The Birth Care Postcode Lottery

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 16:29

A report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) confirms what many have suspected: that care provided to pregnant women varies according to where they live https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/news/rcog-press-release-report-highlights-variation-in-maternity-care-across-england/

 

Death after waiting for Surgery was avoidable

Thursday, 17 March 2016 17:34

An article in the BBC news Man’s surgery wait death ‘avoidable’, says ombudsman http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-35805492 



Ranking NHS Trusts on learning from their mistakes – will we see improvements?

Monday, 14 March 2016 12:26

NHS Trust’s are now to be ranked by their ability to learn from their mistakes as part of a change to improve patient safety.

Waiting Times In A&E Keep Increasing

Friday, 11 March 2016 09:55

A&E waiting times have reached a record high last month with figures released by NHS England showing that only 88.7% of patients were being dealt with within 4 hours.

Birmingham Hospital Heart Surgery Concerns

Thursday, 03 March 2016 17:43

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has recently raised the alarm over higher than average death rates at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for patients during and after heart surgery:

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/mar/03/queen-elizabeth-hospital-birmingham-cqc-heart-surgery-high-death-rate

 

 

Hip Replacements on the Increase

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 10:09

Latest statistics indicate that hip replacements for patients under 60 are on the rise, having increased by more than a third in the last ten years. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35699161

Medical negligence specialist achieves law society reaccreditation

Monday, 29 February 2016 11:21

Davies and Partners' Medical Negligence specialist Rachel Bowen is celebrating receiving her reaccreditation onto the prestigious Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Scheme.

Women to be offered their own £3,000 'birth budgets'

Monday, 29 February 2016 10:43

Women are to be offered their own £3,000 'birth budgets' following an independent inquiry published last year into the failures that led to the deaths of babies at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust, it has been agreed that the NHS in England is to offer pregnant women their own "personal budgets", so they can pick and choose the care they receive.

Legal Aid for Medical Negligence Claims

Friday, 19 February 2016 12:57

Davies and Partners’ specialist clinical negligence department has renewed its contract with the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) and is continuing to offer public funding to eligible clients.

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