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Life sentences for drivers who kill to come into force tomorrow
  • 27.06.2022
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal-injury
  • dangerous driving fatal accident life sentence
Dangerous drivers who kill someone and careless drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs could receive life sentences due to changes in the law. Read the rest of this post...
Concussion stand-down time in rugby to be extended to 12 days
  • 22.06.2022
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal-injury
  • concussion in sport concussion in rugby head injury assessment
The length of time a top-level rugby player has to stand down from play after suffering a head injury has been extended to 12 days. Read the rest of this post...
CTE brain injury is known in medical terms as chronic traumatic encephalopathy. It is a brain injury that is progressive, meaning it only occurs several years after having repeated head injuries or concussions. It can be difficult to diagnose CTE and is usually only diagnosed after death. Read the rest of this post...
Pharmacists to refer patients for scans rather waiting for GP
A new pilot scheme will see people with worrying symptoms, such as blood in their urine, referred for scans and checks by their pharmacist, rather than having to wait to see their GP. Read the rest of this post...
New report from midwives says language used around childbirth should be changed
Midwives have called for the vocabulary used before, during and after childbirth should focus on personalisation of care. The project, led by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), has developed the advice to support maternity professionals in using a new shared language throughout all stages of childbirth. Read the rest of this post...
Scope, the disability and equality charity, is calling on the government to invest in a multi-million-pound Inclusive Playgrounds Fund to provide safe places for disabled children to play. Read the rest of this post...
When making a medical negligence claim, there is a time limit, as with every type of claim. However, there are exceptions to the rule. The usual time limit to start your claim in Court is three years, but there may be an exception if you were a child at the time of the alleged negligence, or lacked mental capacity. Read the rest of this post...
Improvements required at Nottingham maternity hospital after being rated inadequate overall
  • 30.05.2022
  • EmmaArnold
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Birth Injuries ockenden review Nottingham maternity scandal
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) told Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust it must make “significant and immediate improvements” to its maternity services as it said women and babies may not be safe. Read the rest of this post...
Action for Brain Injury Week 2022: See the Hidden Me
​​​​​​​Today marks the beginning of Action for Brain Injury Week; an annual campaign by the charity Headway – the brain injury association. Read the rest of this post...
Former professional footballers urged to submit feedback on head injuries in the sport
  • 11.05.2022
  • EmmaArnold
  • Personal-injury
  • brain injuy neurodegenerative disease head injury in football
The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) is looking to improve the understanding of former professional players with neurogenerative diseases such as dementia. Read the rest of this post...

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