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
Preventable birth injuries thankfully rarely occur with most babies delivered safe and well. For the small minority who are affected by an avoidable incident however, the physical and psychological effects are lifelong and impact every area of a family’s life. Taking place before, during or just after birth, a significant birth injury can lead to … Read more Families affected by a birth injury suffer for life
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.
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