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Topic Archives: Clinical-negligence

Every year, thousands of families in the UK are affected by the death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or in infancy. Potter Rees Dolan supports the annual Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW), which helps to raise awareness of the common causes of infant mortality and offer support to those who have experienced this tragedy. Read the rest of this post...
Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day - a day on which people from all over the world come together to help raise awareness of the neurological condition and make sure children and adults with cerebral palsy (CP) have the same rights and opportunities as others. Read the rest of this post...
We're very proud to announce that once again Potter Rees Dolan's Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury departments are listed in the Legal 500. Several Partners have also been recognised within the 2022 publication. Read the rest of this post...
Team PRD complete Great Manchester Run for Headway
Team PRD are home and dry after a wonderful event at the Great Manchester 10k on Sunday! Read the rest of this post...
North West NHS Foundation Trust entered into Recovery Support Programme for second time
  • 31.08.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS medical negligence birth injury Cumbria NHS England maternity failings Care Quality Commission Helen Dolan north west Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust medical failings
The hospital trust for north Lancashire and south Cumbria has been placed into special measures for a second time. Helen Dolan, Head of Clinical Negligence and Senior Partner here at Potter Rees Dolan comments... Read the rest of this post...
Team PRD to take part in Manchester Legal Walk 2021
Potter Rees Dolan has put together a team to take on the Manchester Legal Walk 2021 this September! We will be raising funds for the North West Legal Support Trust (the local arm of the Access to Justice Foundation) which funds vital local advice services. Read the rest of this post...
Team PRD take on Great Run Manchester for local Headway branches
We are extremely proud - and excited - to announce that we have put together a team to take on the Great Run - Manchester 10k in September, raising funds for local branches of Headway. Read the rest of this post...
Hospital’s lack of attention and knowledge directly contributed to 2-year-old’s death, inquest finds
  • 29.07.2021
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence NHS Inquest medical negligence medical errors failings by medical staff
An inquest into the death of 2-year-old Cristiana Banciu has found that a lack of attention and knowledge by hospital staff contributed to her death, after she suffered a rare response to influenza. Read the rest of this post...
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...
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...

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