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Children's Mental Health Week: Manchester Law Society
‘Mental health’ is a very personal, individual concept. Growing up, to me mental health was very black and white, either you ‘had it’ or you didn’t. It is only in more recent years, that I have realised that mental health, like a lot of things, is on a continuum. Anxiety, stress, low moods, depression, loneliness, panic attacks, low self-esteem, to name a few, are problems that all of us are likely to face to some degree at some point, in one way or another. And that is without adding a global pandemic into the mix. Read the rest of this post...
The New Highway Code: changes to protect vulnerable road users
There have been some important changes in the new Highway Code with effect from 29 January although I suspect a lot of people may not know about them. An important theme is to give better protection to vulnerable road users, such as cyclists and pedestrians. Read the rest of this post...
New report reveals how victims of medical negligence found making a claim a difficult experience
Patients who have suffered medical negligence have spoken out about their experiences in a new report published as MPs begin gathering evidence for its inquiry on NHS litigation reform. Read the rest of this post...
Automated brain scan detector to reduce MRI scan wait times
The detector, which can automatically identify irregularities on an MRI scan, will be developed further thanks to the financial support of £1 million. Read the rest of this post...
Extension of 'return-to-play' protocol after concussion in rugby
The Rugby Football League (RFL) has agreed to extend the protocol regarding concussion in the sport. Players who fail concussion tests during matches or training will not be permitted to play again for at least 11 days; which is up from seven. Read the rest of this post...
Cervical cancer screenings extended to every five years in Wales
Women are currently invited to a routine smear test every three years from the age of 25 but Cervical Screening Wales are to extend this to five years. Read the rest of this post...
Young woman dies after sepsis is left undiagnosed following a medical termination
A mother-of-five passed away from sepsis due to a lack of basic medical care and knowledge following an abortion. Read the rest of this post...
Potter Rees Dolan listed in the Times Best Law Firms 2022
We are delighted to announce that Potter Rees Dolan has been listed in the The Times Best Law Firms under Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence for 2022! Read the rest of this post...
Post-concussion syndrome: how a bump on the head can affect your brain for years
Many people who suffer concussion get over it in a week and 99% within a month. Yet for some, the symptoms endure and are referred to as post-concussion syndrome (PCS). Unlike other brain injuries, post-concussion syndrome cannot be picked up on a scan which can cause problems with diagnosis, prolong symptoms and delay them getting the right treatment such as physiotherapy. Read the rest of this post...
Chambers and Partners: Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury teams ranked in 2022
We're very proud to announce that both our clinical negligence and personal injury teams are both ranked in Chambers again this year. Read the rest of this post...