Medical Negligence News - Davies & Partners

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.

 

NHS full to capacity leaving no beds free for cancer treatment

Wednesday, 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 neglect

Tuesday, 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 Diagnosis

Friday, 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.

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