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NHS failure to implement nationwide child sepsis alert system is 'risking lives'
  • 24.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Sepsis NHS Infection clinical neglience delay in diagnosis septicaemia blood poisoning UK Sepsis Trust
​Nurses and campaigners have claimed that thousands of children have died or been left disabled because NHS chiefs have hesitated in introducing a checklist to spot sepsis. Read the rest of this post...
NHS experiencing first sustained drop in GP numbers in 50 years
  • 17.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS delay in treatment delay in diagnosis late diagnosis GP
GP numbers within the UK have seen the first decrease in 50 years, a think tank has recently found. Read the rest of this post...
​Research from charity Target Ovarian Cancer suggests that women are dying unnecessarily due to GPs’ failure to spot early signs of ovarian cancer. Read the rest of this post...
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust: Hospital failings lead to grandfather's death
  • 03.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • NHS clinical neglience diabetes diabetic insulin ketone diabetic ketoacidosis
​Bosses at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust have issued an apology after an inquest found a series of failings had resulted in the death of a 57-year-old man. Read the rest of this post...
Public inquiry into contaminated blood scandal begins
  • 02.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • clinical neglience public inquiry contaminated blood scandal haemophillia hepatitis C HIV
Public inquiry into "the worst treatment scandal in the history of the NHS" is to start taking evidence this week, after around 4800 people with haemophilia were infected with hepatitis C or HIV due to contaminated blood products in the 70s and 80s. Read the rest of this post...
A quarter of NHS nursing wards in England are operating with “high-risk” staffing levels, research has found. Our Helen Budge comments in Potter Rees Dolan’s latest blog. Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan secure £114 million in damages in twelve months
We are delighted to announce that between February 2018 and February 2019, we secured a total of £114 million in damages for our seriously injured clients. Read the rest of this post...
Care Quality Commission publish report on NHS Never Events
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) recently published a report that focused assessing the number and type of never events in NHS hospitals around the UK. Read the rest of this post...
New guidance on use of vaginal mesh surgery met with criticism
New guidance recently published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on the use of surgical mesh to manage stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic prolapse (POP) has been met with criticism from victims, solicitors, MPs and campaigners. Read the rest of this post...
Simon Smith died from sepsis after his symptoms were missed by hospital staff causing a delay in administering antibiotics. Read the rest of this post...

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