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Topic Archives: Personal Injury

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...
Brain injury survivor publishes book on his experiences
A man who suffered a severe brain injury following a road traffic accident in 2001 has gone on to travel the world and has now published a book on his experiences. Our Ruth Wright, Partner & Head of Court of Protection, comments here... 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. Sophie Birch, one of our expert Clinical Negligence solicitors, comments here... 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...
​A man has been jailed for causing serious injury by dangerous driving, after he crashed his car into a house in Canterbury and fled the scene, leaving a passenger trapped in the vehicle fighting for her life. Read the rest of this post...
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS: Failings led to grandfather's death
  • 03.05.2019
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical Negligence
  • NHS clinical neglience diabetes diabetic insulin ketone diabetic ketoacidosis
​Bosses at Maidstone & 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...
Landmark ruling: Vulnerable man ‘lacks capacity to use the internet’
​In an unparalleled case, a judge has intervened to prevent a man from sharing naked pictures of himself on the internet, after ruling that the man does not understand his actions. 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...

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