Clinical Negligence

  • Relieving the Pressure

    October 25, 2018

    Pressure Sores Pressure sores (also known as bed sores or pressure ulcers) describe damage to areas of skin and soft tissue. They result from a person remaining in a static position for... Read more

  • NHS Reforms Raise Concerns

    October 11, 2018

    The better the NHS does, the more work it creates for itself. Since its establishment in 1948 people have been living longer and with more complex health needs. This creates an ever-increasing... Read more

  • The Responsibilities of GPs

    September 27, 2018

    GPs General Practitioners or GPs are our ‘family doctors’. They are trained in all areas of general medicine and are our first port of call when we have a medical problem or... Read more

  • Surgical Items Accidentally Left Inside Patients

    September 13, 2018

    Retained Surgical Items Staff in NHS hospitals perform many successful surgical procedures every year. The thousands of procedures undertaken involve a wide variety of specialised devices and tools to aid treatment and... Read more

  • The Effects of Brain Injury

    August 16, 2018

    Brain Injury The effects of brain injury can be devastating. Brain injuries can arise for many reasons but occasionally they are the result of negligence on the part of medical staff in... Read more

  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Treatment

    August 10, 2018

    Orthopaedic Treatment Orthopaedic medicine describes treatment of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and related nerves. Hundreds of thousands of orthopaedic procedures are completed each year in the UK. Treatment can be required... Read more

  • The Consequences of Medical Device Failure

    July 27, 2018

    A Medical Device A medical device describes any piece of equipment used in medical treatment. Examples of medical devices range from thermometers to complex X-Ray equipment. There are strict testing and safety... Read more

  • Avoidable Amputations

    July 19, 2018

    Limb Amputation Each year people with diabetes or vascular disease receive limb amputations that could have been avoided. A history of ulcers, nerve damage and circulatory problems can all put people at... Read more

  • Putting Your Trust in Another Professional

    July 11, 2018

    Medical Negligence The nature of cases of Medical Negligence means that they generally arise from situations of already poor health. It can therefore be a particularly traumatic time for patients and their... Read more

  • Birth Injuries Information

    July 6, 2018

    Birth Injuries Every parent eagerly looks forward to the birth of their child. Most deliveries are smooth and parents leave the hospital with a healthy baby. However, sometimes things can go wrong... Read more