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Why Have Incontinence Negligence Compensation Claims Soared?

Why Have Incontinence Negligence Compensation Claims Soared? One of the biggest recent stories in the world of medical negligence claims is for failing treatment for incontinence in women. A BBC report found that more than 800 women are claiming compensation from the NHS and the manufacturers of the different types of vaginal mesh used in […]

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How to Keep Mentally Sharp over 50

How to Keep Mentally Sharp over 50

How to Keep Mentally Sharp over 50 Previous generations may have seen their 50s as the beginning of old age but, with increasing life expectancy and later retirement ages, 50 is still virtually a spring chicken! Unfortunately, no one has told our brains that it’s not time to slow down and it is not unusual […]

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71% of Emergency Cancer Cases are Missed by GPs

71% of Emergency Cancer Cases are Missed by GPs Worrying results in a report from the British Journal of General Practice shows that nearly three-quarters of emergency cancer diagnosis occur in patients who have been to see their GP at least once regarding their symptoms. Bowel Cancer UK’s findings show that 41% of patients who […]

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Is the NHS failing Mental Health Patients?

Is the NHS failing Mental Health Patients? The NHS has announced that they are slicing £4.5 million from their spending on mental health over the next year. Walsall will suffer the most, losing £1.9 million, with other affected areas being Sefton, St Helens, North Yorkshire, and the Isle of Wight. These cuts come after the […]

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£600m allocated for clinical negligence and personal injury claims against Welsh NHS

Welsh Conservatives have slammed the ‘staggering’ £600+ million allocated to cover the cost of clinical negligence and personal injury claims against the NHS. The most recent figures indicate the Welsh Government have provisioned £682m to Welsh Risk Pool Services – the organisation responsible for reimbursing Welsh NHS bodies for losses in excess of £25,000. The […]

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Sepsis campaign launched in the UK

A campaign is underway to warn people about one of the UK’s biggest killers – and the source of thousands of medical negligence claims – sepsis. Sepsis (also known as septicaemia) is when the body’s immune system is overwhelmed by an infection, causing complications including body-wide inflammation and blood clots. Around 44,000 UK deaths each […]

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Hospital mix-up leads to dental disaster

A young mother who went into hospital to have a tooth extracted thanked a solicitor specialising in dental negligence claims for helping her to resolve her case against Whipps Cross University Hospital. Katie Cross experienced painful and swollen gums, which should have been remedied by a simple tooth extraction. Unfortunately, due to a terrible mix-up […]

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