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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...
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...
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...
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...

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