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Topic Archives: Media-Coverage

COVID-19 Update
A message from the firm's Managing Partners on our business policies and activities during the COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). Read the rest of this post...
Disability rights campaigner calls for more help at petrol stations
Disability rights campaigner calls for more help for wheelchair users at petrol stations. Read the rest of this post...
My sepsis experience: recovering from sepsis after a challenging birth
  • 06.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Sepsis serious injury birth injury Clinical Negilgence traumatic birth
In February 2006, journalist and author Vanessa Holborn gave birth to her first daughter. But within three weeks, she found herself in Intensive Care, battling for her life. In this post, Vanessa shares her sepsis story, discussing how failings from medical professionals led to her physical deterioration and how her experience completely changed how she felt about motherhood - and still impacts her to this day. Read the rest of this post...
Middlesex University nursing students use virtual reality in training
  • 05.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Sepsis medical negligence medical mistakes Clinical Negilgence virtual reality nursing students
Nursing students at Middlesex University are using virtual reality simulations to learn how to manage conditions such as sepsis. Lesley Herbertson, Partner in the Clinical Negligence team here at Potter Rees Dolan, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Recovery of brain damaged patients at risk from delays and lack of resources
  • 05.03.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence
  • Brain Injury Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury brain damage Head Trauma brain injury rehabilitation
Senior brain injury solicitors across the UK claim there are delays and a lack of resources within the brain injury rehabilitation sector, according to research carried out by Exchange Chambers and Calvert Reconnections. Read the rest of this post...
FA announce ban on heading football in training for under-12s
  • 28.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury, Personal-injury, Personal-injury, Personal-injury
  • dementia Brain Injury Personal Injury head injury football brain damage heading football FA Football Association heading ball Professional Footballers’ Association Alzheimers header UEFA Heading Guidance under-12s head injury claims brain injury claims paediatric brain injury
Following the Football Association’s (FA) announcement earlier this month that there are plans to restrict the amount of heading within youth football, Gary Herbert - partner and personal injury solicitor here at Potter Rees Dolan - called for the FA go one step further and ban the heading of footballs for under-12s as other countries have done. This week, it was announced that the FA have now taken steps to do exactly that. Read the rest of this post...
Accessibility & public transport - 124 train stations to benefit from Government fund
​Disabled passengers across the UK are to benefit from accessibility improvements at 124 train stations thanks to a government fund of £20 million. Helen Shaw, partner in our personal injury team, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
'Breach of duty' and errors in woman’s maternity care led to stillbirth of her son
  • 24.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Clinical-negligence, Clinical-negligence
  • Clinical negligence Stillbirth NHS serious injury stillborn breach of duty Grimsby Diana Princess of Wales Hospital Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
​An NHS hospital trust has admitted that a 'breach of duty' and errors in a woman’s maternity care led to the stillbirth of her son. Our Helen Budge, Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor, comments here... Read the rest of this post...
Olympic skier Rowan Cheshire retires five years after suffering severe concussion
  • 21.02.2020
  • JessicaMG
  • Personal-injury, Personal-injury
  • Personal Injury serious injury rehabilitation head injury Olympics Head Trauma severe concussion sport injury
British Olympic freestyle skier Rowan Cheshire has announced her retirement, saying her "body and mind just can't keep up with the pace", five years after she suffered a severe concussion.​ Read the rest of this post...
​There are some illnesses which not a lot of people have heard of, yet they affect many. Frequently, such conditions are left undiagnosed for years, sometimes with life changing results. Haemochromatosis is such a condition. Gill Edwards, Partner in our Clinical Negligence team, comments here... Read the rest of this post...

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