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BBC investigation reveals 'shocking' blue badge scheme disparities
A BBC investigation has found that people with non-visible disabilities - such as autism or Parkinson's disease - face a "shocking disparity" when applying for a blue badge parking permit compared to their counterparts with physical impairments. Our Ruth Wright comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Baby Lifeline Gives Evidence to Parliamentary Inquiry into Maternity Safety
Earlier this week, mother and baby charity Baby Lifeline gave evidence for the inquiry hearing into maternity safety in England. Read the rest of this post...
Shropshire baby death scandal: Senior NHS maternity & neonatal staff to receive ‘leadership training’
Hundreds of Senior NHS maternity and neonatal staff across the country will be given ‘leadership training’ in order to address the findings of the inquiry into failings at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust. Read the rest of this post...
The Brain Charity launches Christmas appeal to help those with neurological conditions
Liverpool based charity The Brain Charity has launched its first ever Christmas appeal to raise funds to support the one in six people who live with neurological conditions. Read the rest of this post...
BBC investigation reveals 'incredibly poor practice' at private UK baby scan studios
A recent investigation by BBC News has uncovered failings in the diagnosis of serious medical issues during private maternal scans. Gill Edwards, Partner in our Clinical Negligence team and a member of Baby Lifeline's Clinical Advisory Panel, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan listed in The Times Best Law Firms 2021
We are delighted to announce that Potter Rees Dolan has been recognised as one of the best 200 law firms in England and Wales for Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence by The Times. Read the rest of this post...
New Method for Detecting Traumatic Brain Injury 'On the Spot'
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a method for detecting traumatic brain injury - or TBI - at the point of care. Partner in our Clinical Negligence team, Lesley Herbertson, comments here. Read the rest of this post...
Parents of boy with neuroblastoma fundraise for US relapse treatment
8-year-old Kian was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma – a particular form of childhood cancer – when he was just a baby in October 2013, and in December 2015 the cancer returned. His parents have been fund raising ever since in a bid to raise the money needed to send him to America for pioneering relapse therapy. Read the rest of this post...