Medical Negligence News

Evidence Of Medication Mix-up Found In Priory Hospital Inspection

November 22, 2022

According to the CQC, concerns raised previously at Priory Hospital East Midlands had not been fully addressed even as the hospital continues to be rated inadequate and in special measures following the visit in August. Inspectors at a mental health hospital have said that Nurses gave medication to a patient by injec...

How Much Compensation For Dental Negligence?

November 16, 2022

When you decide to make a dental negligence claim, you would be awarded a compensation amount if the claim is successful. While payouts are not fixed but vary depending on your case, we can use the dental negligence claim calculator to give you a good idea of what your settlement payout would li...

Families: East Kent Services Still Failing Us

November 07, 2022

It has been found that there are problems with the maternity care at East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust. An independent review into the maternity’s services between 2009 and 2020 was launched after the death of a baby in 2017 was published on Wednesday 19th October. BBC News were told by fam...

Skin & Breast Cancer Patients Face Long Waiting Time To See Specialists

November 02, 2022

53,000 people in total in England waited more than two weeks to see a cancer specialist as people with suspected skin and breast cancer experiencing the increase in waiting times of everyone urgently referred to a cancer specialist. This is 22% of all patients urgently referred for a cancer appointment by their GPs ...

Hull Royal Infirmary Urge People With Non Urgent Issues To Avoid A&E

October 27, 2022

In a statement last Thursday, the Hull Royal Infirmary said it had seen very high numbers of people attending the department, resulting in increased waiting time and therefore urged people to use alternative services such as urgent treatment centres. Staff said that would enable them to give focus to pa...

Goldcrest Care Home In Weymouth Rated Inadequate

October 18, 2022

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said Goldcrest in Weymouth, which cares for people with dementia, had too few trained staff and did not always treat residents with dignity and respect. The care home incorrectly keeps its residents and visitors locked in rooms without appropriate authority and its serv...

Long Covid Diagnosis of Suffolk Woman was Lung Cancer

October 12, 2022

Caroline Page, from Woodbridge, Suffolk, had been attending long Covid sessions run by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) and says her now inoperable lung cancer might have been treated sooner if she had received a face-to-face health assessment. The Liberal Democrat, who serves ...

Somerset Nurse Struck Off For Failing To Give Morphine

October 04, 2022

The Somerset nurse was struck off after she failed to give morphine to a patient before they underwent surgery. Amanda-Jane Price had been suspended from front-line duties since the incident which happened in March 2019. The Nursing and Midwifery Council in...

How Many Medical Negligence Claims Go To Court?

September 29, 2022

Many people actually put off taking legal actions against their healthcare providers because they feel daunted by the idea of appearing in court. They see it as an additional stress and burden and understandably so. However, most medical negligence claims cases do not even get to court. In fact, an overwhelming ma...

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