CLINICAL & PROFESSIONAL
NEGLIGENCE EXPERTS
 

Year: 2014

Nov 18, 2014

A&E at breaking point — Colchester Hospital

On the 15 November 2014 the interim executive board of the Colchester general hospital declared a ‘major incident’ following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The Hospital is keeping what it means by ‘major incident’ to itself for the time being. Its uncertain whether it was linked to the inspection by the […]

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Government recruit A&E Doctors due to NHS crisis

It has recently been announced by Jeremy Hunt MP, Health Secretary that the NHS is recruiting an extra 260 Doctors in an effort to bolster the demand of accident and emergency units in England, especially in the lead up to winter. There will also be an emphasis on recruiting senior Doctors were needed.   Research […]

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Nov 12, 2014

Doctors & Charities: NHS ’at breaking point’

A group of medical organisations and health charities have written a joint letter to the Prime Minister, leader of the opposition and Deputy Prime Minister, warning that the NHS is at breaking point. The group confirmed that even though the health care budget was maintained in these times of austerity. The NHS has not seen […]

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Oct 22, 2014

Did your Solicitor fail to advise you about litigation funding?

If so, this may be negligence. Failure to give adequate advice about Litigation funding sometimes referred to has After The Event Insurance (ATE) which may have covered the cost of the failed litigation, is likely to be a breach of the Solicitors Code of Professional Conduct (1.2 outcomes). Solicitors are obliged to advise their clients […]

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Fifth of law firms admit to substandard service

The Solicitors Regulation authority (SRA) conducted an Independent research study which formed part of the SRA’s ‘training for tomorrow’ programme into the training systems in law firms. This study revealed that the training systems used by law firms into ongoing professional development is ‘well integrated into the process of being and working as a Solicitor’. […]

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Oct 09, 2014

New Website Launch

Hello all – Been let down professional negligence Solicitors new website is now launched. We aim to provide regular updates on our blog regarding topics which specifically relate to our areas of expertise. Please sign up to our blog and/or bookmark this page. Our two resident Solicitors Stephen Edwards and Sarah Sykes will keep you […]

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Feb 28, 2014

Stoke-on-Trent GP struck off for misconduct

Stoke-on-Trent GP struck off for ‘deplorable’ conduct A GP who was found guilty of serious misconduct after telling a patient the devil was “having a go” at her has been struck off the medical register. Thomas O’Brien, who worked at a health centre in Stoke-on-Trent, was deemed “a risk to the public” after using his […]

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