Topic Archives: Media-Coverage
Shropshire baby death scandal: Senior NHS maternity & neonatal staff to receive ‘leadership training’
Hundreds of Senior NHS maternity and neonatal staff across the country will be given ‘leadership training’ in order to address the findings of the inquiry into failings at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust. Read the rest of this post...
Maternity scandal report - urgent changes needed
Urgent changes are needed in all hospitals in England to prevent avoidable baby deaths, stillbirths and neonatal brain damage, according to the report into one of the biggest scandals in the history of the NHS. Read the rest of this post...
Senior partner Hugh Potter gains APIL Brain Injury Specialist status
Hugh Potter, Senior Partner and Head of Personal Injury here at Potter Rees Dolan, gains Brain Injury Specialist status with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Read the rest of this post...
The Brain Charity launches Christmas appeal to help those with neurological conditions
Liverpool based charity The Brain Charity has launched its first ever Christmas appeal to raise funds to support the one in six people who live with neurological conditions. Read the rest of this post...
BBC investigation reveals 'incredibly poor practice' at private UK baby scan studios
A recent investigation by BBC News has uncovered failings in the diagnosis of serious medical issues during private maternal scans. Gill Edwards, Partner in our Clinical Negligence team and a member of Baby Lifeline's Clinical Advisory Panel, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Doctor pleads guilty to gross negligence manslaughter following death of patient
Earlier this week, Manchester Crown Court heard how father-of-four Christopher Hales was the victim of a "catastrophic" error made by Shahid Khan, a former cardio-thoracic surgeon at Wythenshawe Hospital. Our Sophie Birch, Clinical Negligence Solicitor, is handling the family's civil case against the Trust. Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan listed in The Times Best Law Firms 2021
We are delighted to announce that Potter Rees Dolan has been recognised as one of the best 200 law firms in England and Wales for Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence by The Times. Read the rest of this post...
Former Manchester United player Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with dementia
Earlier this week it was revealed that England World Cup winner and Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton has been diagnosed with dementia. Read the rest of this post...