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Topic Archives: Media-Coverage

Woman with cerebral palsy prepares to sail across the Atlantic
A woman with cerebral palsy is preparing for a transatlantic sailing challenge. Natasha Lambert aims to sail across the Atlantic Ocean in November, using a system that allows her to control her boat using her breath and tongue. Read the rest of this post...
Club doctors should have final say on concussion substitutes in football
  • 05.08.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury head injury concussion football Concussion Syndrome post concussion syndrome mild traumatic head injury concussion in football
Gary Herbert, Partner in our Personal Injury team, backs calls for trained club doctors to have the final say on the use of concussion substitutes in football and to be able to carry out a proper assessment of players away from the fans and coaches. Read the rest of this post...
Gill Edwards, a Partner within our renowned Clinical Negligence team, comments on the potential implications for paediatricians following trial involving a failure to diagnose meningitis in a fifteen month old infant, which led to her developing a right hemiparetic cerebral palsy with permanent neurological deficit. Read the rest of this post...
COVID-19 Update | August 2020
  • 04.08.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • None
  • COVID-19 Risk Assesment Covid secure
We would like to reassure you that we are committed to continuing to provide the same level of excellent service and client care throughout the COVID 19 pandemic. The health of our team, our clients and our colleagues remains paramount and so to mitigate the risk posed by the virus following the latest advice from the Government, we have taken the following steps to ensure the safety of all... Read the rest of this post...
Covid-19 Secure Risk Assesment
  • 04.08.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • None
  • COVID-19 Risk Assesment
Review into maternity care now investigating almost 1,900 cases
  • 24.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS medical negligence birth injury baby deaths
An investigation into care at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is examining 1,862 incidents, most of which have taken place in the last 20 years. Read the rest of this post...
UK‘s first Cycle Optimised Protected Signals junction launched in Manchester
  • 16.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury road traffic accident catastrophic injury RAC head injury Manchester road traffic collision cycle safety CYCLOPS bike safety cycle accident Highways England
The UK‘s first Cycle Optimised Protected Signals junction, which segregates pedestrians and cyclists from traffic through an innovative design, has been launched in Manchester. Our Hugh Potter, Head of Personal Injury and Senior Partner here at Potter Rees Dolan, comments. Read the rest of this post...
Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review
  • 13.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS medical negligence vaginal mesh surgery Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review sling the mesh Primodos Sodium valproate
A review into how the health system responds to reports from patients about harmful side effects from medicines and medical devices has found that a culture of denial contributed to a number of healthcare scandals affecting women and babies which date back decades. Read the rest of this post...
Nine in ten people who live with the genetic condition cystic fibrosis - over 7,000 in England - could benefit from a treatment which is now available on the NHS, which includes a three-drug combination called Kaftrio. Read the rest of this post...
Different Phil: A brain injury survivor's story
  • 02.07.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury recovery Acquired Brain Injury traumatic brain injury severe head injury
Phil Allen, a former Personal Injury client of ours, suffered a brain injury in a cycling accident 10 years ago. Phil has recently started a blog in which he hopes to paint a picture of himself, his life and his journey. In doing so, he hopes to provide encouragement and inspiration to other brain injury survivors. Read the rest of this post...

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