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Topic Archives: Media-Coverage

Artificial Intelligence outperforms doctors at detecting breast cancer in new study
​A recent study published in Nature - one of the world’s top academic journals – suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms. Read the rest of this post...
SaTH paid £1m for providing 'good maternity care' weeks before inadequate inspection
The NHS Trust at the centre of the country’s largest inquiry into baby deaths was paid almost £1million for providing ‘good maternity care’, the BBC has revealed. Our Gill Edwards comments here... Read the rest of this post...
​New research reveals half of all homeless people around the world may have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their life, either as a result of their homelessness or because of. Our Richard Edwards, Partner - Personal Injury, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
The top 10 myths about stomas - debunked
There are a lot of myths around what it’s like to have a stoma. Potter Rees Dolan has spoken to ostomates to debunk 10 common myths - read on to learn more. Read the rest of this post...
​A child who suffered a catastrophic brain injury before his birth at a hospital in Sheffield has received a settlement of £500,000 in compensation, despite the trust in question offering no admission of liability and denying that clinical negligence played any part in the boy’s injuries. Our Gill Edward comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Josh Landmann: The story so far...
Trailblazer: Laura's Story
Here we shine a spotlight on a very inspiring young lady, Laura May. Laura, who was diagnosed with scoliosis at 10 years old, suffered a spinal cord injury during an operation to correct her spine which left her paralysed. A keen enthusiast of the outdoors, Laura and her colleagues have recently launched 'Trailblazer: The Wheelchair Adventure Race'. Read all about Laura's story here... Read the rest of this post...
NHS Trust admits liability after patient not properly anaesthetized during operation
A woman who underwent gynecological surgery at Yeovil Hospital in July 2018 “suffered awareness of painful surgical stimuli” during the procedure, after she was given a spinal anaesthetic instead of the general anaesthetic usually administered for that type of surgery. Our Lesley Herbertson comments here... Read the rest of this post...
We are thrilled to announce that our very own Rachel Rees, solicitor consultant within our Personal Injury department and a founding member of Potter Rees Dolan, was awarded 'The Stephen McAleese Outstanding Contribution to Headway Award' at the charity's annual awards on Friday 6th December. Read the rest of this post...
​A recent news article featured on the BBC’s Ouch section told the story of Bronwyn Berg, a wheelchair user who became so fed-up with people manhandling her without asking, she put spikes on her wheelchair. We decided to speak to a number of our clients who are wheelchair users and find out about their experiences with strangers and their unwanted ‘manhandling’… Read the rest of this post...

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