medical negligence lawyer Archives - Diane Rostron

The families hurt by medical negligence need transparency to heal

The NHS successfully treats millions of patients every year. In a small number of cases however, avoidable errors occur leaving families devastated and needing answers. In these circumstances, transparency and empathy from the start from the medical professionals involved is essential to the healing process of those affected. We represent families who contact us in … Read more The families hurt by medical negligence need transparency to heal

Lancashire Evening Post, 11 June 2019

We were very pleased to secure a £multi-million settlement for our client following an entirely preventable birth injury. The compensation will help to give the family a better quality of life and the support to pay for all the care needed.

Compensation does not remove the pain following medical negligence

High value medical negligence settlements often hit the headlines, however, behind the £multi-million compensation payouts is significant hidden, and ongoing, hardship and pain. The NHS treats millions of patients each year and, in most cases, the care provided leads to patients leaving hospital safe and well. For some however, medical failings lead to serious injuries … Read more Compensation does not remove the pain following medical negligence

WalesOnline, 31 May 2019

The families who ask for our help following medical negligence are significantly traumatised. What they really need, but rarely receive, is a heartfelt apology from those who have failed in their duty of care. Read our piece on WalesOnline.

Blackpool Gazette, 22 May 2019

We were deeply saddened to represent another family who suffered a loss due to Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s failure to treat sepsis in line with national guidelines. The same coroner who found the hospital’s neglect contributed to this client’s death, made the same finding almost exactly one year ago for another of our clients.

News of new sepsis test is good news but increased awareness is still essential

It was announced in February that a new sepsis test, which promises to diagnose the potentially life-threatening condition within three minutes, would be available on the NHS within the next three to five years. The new test has been developed by scientists at Strathclyde University in Glasgow who are confident that it “could save thousands … Read more News of new sepsis test is good news but increased awareness is still essential