Gosport War Memorial Hospital “Shortened 456 Lives” Due To Opioid Drug Administration

A recent independent report has found that Hampshire based hospital, Gosport War Memorial Hospital, shortened the lives of 456 people by prescribing them strong painkillers, such as Opioids, inappropriately between...


Police Findings Report On Aston Hall

The long awaited police report following a four year investigation into allegations of historical abuse at Aston Hall Mental Hospital is due to be released very shortly. The report will be...


Making A Clinical Negligence Claim

Doctors have a responsibility or ‘duty of care’ to every patient. Clinical Negligence, also known as Medical Negligence, is when a person is injured whilst under the medical care of...


Action for Brain Injury Week

With Brain Injury Week taking place this week (14th to 20th May 2018), Headway UK have conducted a study as part of their “You, me and brain injury” campaign. The...


Head Injuries in Rugby: Calls for Reduced or No Contact Training Sessions

According to a recent story on the BBC Sport website, medical experts have highlighted the risk of Rugby players developing head injuries, and have called for training sessions to limit,...


Breast Cancer Screening Failure

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt recently announced that since 2009, 450,000 women had not received an appointment for a routine breast screening. Mr Hunt has said that a computer algorithm...


NHS Drug Errors Linked To 22,000 Deaths

The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has recently said research shows that GP’s, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes may be making 237 million drug errors a year. These errors can include...


Holiday Claims – Local Standards

If you are looking for some sun during these dark and dismal months, hopefully you will not return home injured. However, if you are unfortunate enough to have an accident, which was not your fault,...


‘Preventable’ Baby Deaths At Royal Derby Hospital

A recent review by the Perinatal Institute examining baby deaths has found that in a three year period (between 2013 and 2016), of the 41 baby deaths examined at Royal...


The Truth Project

The Truth Project is part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) which was set up in 2015 to investigate allegations of sexual abuse within organisations and institutions....


The Rising Cost Of Medical Negligence Claims – Is It Time To Shift The Focus?

A recent letter to the Justice Secretary signed by the NHS Confederation, the British Medical Association and others has warned of the rising cost of medical negligence claims and the...


Unmarried Partner Wins Battle Over Bereavement Damages

Bereavement Damages, otherwise known as a Bereavement award is a payment that can be claimed under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 following the death of a person involved in an...