Performance Of Hospitals In England At The Worst Level On Record

It is well known that the NHS is under significant pressures all year round. But, in a worrying report of the figures for performance in England’s hospitals, it seems that...


Introduction Of DIY Smear Testing Kits Could See A Big Increase In Screenings

The introduction of DIY smear testing kits has been in the news recently. The aim of the tests looks to improve the number of women being tested for signs of...


IICSA Publishes Its Accountability And Reparations Investigation Report

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has now published its Accountability and Reparations Investigation Report, which examines how the systems of civil justice, criminal compensation and support services...


Bonfire Night – Health & Safety Risks Of Fireworks

Fireworks can be exciting and dramatic, and at this time of the year they are extremely popular as we head towards bonfire night and other autumn/winter celebrations. However, the fact...


Statutory Bereavement Damages – How Do You Value A Life?

It is a misconception that a clinical negligence claim involving the death of a loved one will attract the highest possible compensation. Put simply – this just isn’t always the...


Sex Abuse Compensation Rules ‘Must Change’

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a UK Government Scheme designed to compensate innocent victims of violent and/or sexual crime. In a recent article, we reported that Baroness Newlove...


Refractive Lens Exchange Made My Eyesight Worse – Is There A Solution?

Many of us with poor vision very much dislike wearing glasses every day and the idea of having laser eye surgery to correct your eyesight sounds like a dream! Unfortunately...


Wales Manager & Midfielder Criticised Following Head Collision Incident

The subject of head injuries and concussions in sport seems to be a reoccurring one at the moment. The topic came into focus again at the weekend in the Euro...


Beauty Treatments, Tattoos & Piercing Injury Claims

When receiving any beauty treatment, tattoo or piercing, it is important to be aware of any health risks that might be involved. Suffering an injury as a result of a...


The Taboo Of Pregnancy & Infant Loss – Let’s Talk About It

It is a taboo subject isn’t it, talking about early or late miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, termination on serious medical grounds, stillbirth or infant death? Here in the Clinical Negligence team...


Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

Often completely unpreventable, sadly, the death of a baby is not a rare event. It can happen to anyone. Unfortunately, at Nelsons, we often see clients who have suffered the...


Birth Injury Claims

It might be the case that you experienced a very uneventful ‘textbook’ pregnancy, were perfectly healthy and expected that the delivery of your baby would be much the same. However,...