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Department for Work & Pensions proposes bereavement benefits extension
  • 22.07.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • welfare benefits welfare benefits advisor DWP bereavement benefits Department for Work and Pensions cohabitees single parent benefits Peter Renshaw
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is proposing extending bereavement benefits to unmarried parents co-habiting with loved ones at the time of death. Read the rest of this post...
A report by MPs has revealed that 1000 babies die preventable deaths every year in England because a culture of shifting blame and keeping tight-lipped means lessons are not learned after mistakes occur on NHS maternity wards. Read the rest of this post...
New initiative raising awareness of hidden disabilities launched in Cardiff
  • 05.07.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury serious injury disability awareness hidden disability stoma invisible illness hidden condition awareness campaign
An initiative by Cardiff Council will see new signage put up outside accessible toilets around the city under the banner #BeTheChange, in order to raise awareness of hidden disabilities and conditions. Read the rest of this post...
Maternity failings at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 01.07.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence Brain Injury NHS medical negligence baby deaths maternity failings brain damage maternity care failings
A joint investigation by The Independent and Channel 4 News has revealed that dozens of babies have died or been left with brain damage at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS trust maternity units. Our Gill Edwards, partner and clinical negligence solicitor, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Back on board at Manchester’s Chill Factore
  • 30.06.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury road traffic accident Headway head injury road traffic collision snowboarding Gary Herbert
One of our personal injury clients and brain injury survivor, Will, recently enjoyed a snowboarding session at Manchester's Chill Factore with our Gary Herbert. Read more here. Read the rest of this post...
Storm Keating unlikely to regain full use of leg due to cauda equina syndrome
  • 30.06.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Spinal cord injury spinal injury cauda equina syndrome cauda equina spinal stenosis severe spinal injury spinal condition prolapsed disc saddle anaesthesia Lesley Herbertson slipped disc disc herniation
The wife of Boyzone’s Ronan Keating, Storm, has recently found out that she is unlikely to ever regain full use of her right leg due to damage caused by a rare severe spinal condition - cauda equina syndrome - that developed earlier this year. Our Lesley Herbertson comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Sometimes I'm scared of you: Britney’s Conservatorship
  • 24.06.2021
  • IsobelCairns
  • Court-of-Protection
  • financial deputy deputy property and affairs deputy conservatorship deputyship Britney Spears conservator
US pop star Britney Spears has addressed a Los Angeles court telling judge that she has been drugged, forced to perform against her will and prevented from having children, as she asked the Court to end a conservatorship that has governed her life for the last 13 years. Read the rest of this post...
Austrian hospital admit amputating wrong leg of patient
  • 16.06.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • amputation Clinical negligence medical negligence amputee Never Event wrong site surgery
In a case of serious medical negligence, surgeons at an Austrian hospital have admitted amputating the wrong leg of a patient, blaming human error for what the hospital called a ‘tragic mistake’. Read the rest of this post...
472 serious healthcare incidents reported in England between 2019 - 2020
  • 11.06.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence serious injury medical negligence medical mistakes Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch
A recent Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch report into serious healthcare incidents in the NHS found that 472 incidents were reported in England between 2019 and 2020, including one in which a woman was given an invasive gynaecological procedure instead of fertility treatment after she was wrongly identified as another patient. Read the rest of this post...
Featured Charity: ACSIL - Amputees and Carers Support in Liverpool
  • 24.05.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Personal-injury
  • Clinical negligence Personal Injury Charity amputee ACSIL charity Featured Charity Amputees and Carers Support in Liverpool ACSIL amputee support
This month, as part of our ongoing Featured Charity blog, we are shining a spotlight on ACSIL - Amputees and Carers Support in Liverpool, a charity set up to help and support amputees across Liverpool and Merseyside. Read the rest of this post...

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