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Worcestershire NHS Hospital Service Rated Inadequate

Thursday, 03 December 2015 17:03

Worcestershire Hospital services have been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission following a published report highlighting “serious problems”.

A&E waiting times are getting worse

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 09:43

Figures from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine suggest waiting times in A&E departments across the UK are worsening as pressures grow in hospitals.

Elderly Patient Dies from Fall – Failure to Supervise by Hospital

Monday, 30 November 2015 09:34

A recent article in the Birmingham's Express and Star (http://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-news/2015/05/23/pensioner-who-died-after-fall-at-birminghams-queen-elizabeth-hospital-was-not-properly-supervised) reported that an elderly inpatient at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham has died after a fall as a result of being inadequately supervised.

TV Doctor Mr Arackal Manu Nair, Consultant Urological Surgeon resigns

Friday, 13 November 2015 10:10

Consultant Urological Surgeon and TV Doctor, Mr Arackal Manu Nair has resigned from his post with the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. 

 

Are private hospitals treating NHS patients properly equipped to deal with emergencies?

Monday, 02 November 2015 16:53

The BBC this week ran an investigation asking whether private hospitals treating NHS patients were properly equipped to deal with emergencies. It is an issue that has risen in importance as more and more private hospitals and clinics are sub-contracted into providing NHS care.

Negligence and Damages Bill

Monday, 26 October 2015 16:22

A Private members Bill, The Negligence and Damages Bill, has recently had its first reading in the House of Commons.

Narcolepsy Sufferers to Face Further Obstacles

Monday, 26 October 2015 14:00

Davies and Partners are representing children who have developed Narcolepsy after receiving the Pandemrix Swine Flu vaccine, and manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.

New Test to Rule Out Heart Attack in NHS A&E

Thursday, 08 October 2015 11:22

Patients going to A&E with a suspected heart attack will soon receive a new test which can rule out a heart attack in just one blood sample.

New Skin Cancer Drug

Thursday, 08 October 2015 09:23

The National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) have approved the usage of a new drug to treat skin cancer on the NHS.

Are we set for a fixed costs future for medical negligence claims?

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 08:43

In the past year there has been a lot of press coverage on the concept that Solicitors are charging more for successful clinical negligence claims than Claimants are receiving in damages and that this is putting an extreme burden on the NHS.

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