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August 27th, 2019 Our most notable medical negligence cases 2019

The NHS is facing an existential crisis. The negotiations over junior doctors’ pay and conditions and widespread dissatisfaction among GPs, combined with a £2.45bn overspend by NHS Trusts, is impacting on patient care.

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October 8th, 2017 Wrong chemotherapy drug led to death

Mr G was suffering from cancer. As part of the treatment he had an orchidectomy (an operation to remove his testicle).

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March 10th, 2016 Wrong equipment used in back operation

Mrs D had suffered from back problems and agreed to undergo a spinal operation in order to regain the degree of mobility and flexibility she enjoyed beforehand. This was particularly necessary to her as she had young children and being active was important.

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Recent articles

August 3rd, 2021 Extra cash to improve maternity safety

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced an extra £2.45m to help improve maternity safety.

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July 6th, 2021 Parliamentary report calls for more funding and an end to the NHS blame culture

Jeremy Hunt, the chair of the Health and Social Care Committee (HSCC), commenting on a report commissioned by the commit...

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July 6th, 2021 Lawyer receives top industry accolade

Medical negligence lawyer Rachael Flanagan, an associate at Wright Hassall, has been accredited as a Senior Litigator by...

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