CLINICAL & PROFESSIONAL
NEGLIGENCE EXPERTS
 

Year: 2015

Jul 12, 2015

Michael Melia Client Testimonial

“The level of professionalism from Armstrong Solicitors t/a Been Let Down was second to none. From the beginning to end I felt comfortable with advice I was being provided, my Solicitor was easy to talk to and friendly. You were superbly efficient and professional and your foresight on all matter on the questions I asked […]

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Jul 09, 2015

How to Choose a Good GP

One of the key decisions you make in your life will be: ‘Who should I choose as my General Practitioner (GP)?’ This person will be responsible for not just your health and wellbeing, but potentially that of your children as well. How do you go about making this important choice? Imagine if you have moved […]

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Jul 07, 2015

Misdiagnosis, the most common malpractice

In 2009-10, the NHS paid out £56 million in compensation to patients who had been incorrectly misdiagnosed. In 2010-2011 this rocketed to £98 million. In 2011, 1,204 successful cases were brought against NHS trusts for misdiagnosis – an increase of 80 per cent over a five-year period from 2006-7. On the basis of these figures, […]

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Jul 05, 2015

Seven-day NHS: What does it really mean for you?

With David Cameron promising that England will “become the first country in the world to deliver a truly seven-day NHS” by 2020, what does that mean for us and is it really achievable? Let’s look at why there is need for a seven-day NHS. First of all, if you are admitted to hospital over the […]

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When does ”˜Never’ not mean ”˜Never in the NHS?

At a time when the NHS is facing challenges with more Government funding cuts and an ageing population, public support for this great institution is running high. Yet with 308 “never events” taking place in England between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, more still needs to be done to prevent them. What is […]

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May 22, 2015

Failure to Comply

In some cases, clients who have sought to make a claim have been let down by their Solicitors, often because they have failed to comply with court orders. If this happens for whatever reason, the client should be aware of the potential repercussions and what they can do about it. The Civil Procedure Rules laid […]

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Apr 30, 2015

Bowel cancer “travesty” criticised

A SHOCK poll has revealed that 79 percent of people in the North West have called for better healthcare services for cancer patients. The independent consumer survey found that four out of every five people questioned felt vulnerable cancer patients deserve improved care. The news comes after Beating Bowel Cancer revealed that thousands of people […]

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Northwest Solicitor Slams ’Frightening Trend’ in A&E Delays

A&E delays are costing lives. That’s the view of almost three in four people across the northwest according to an independent consumer survey this week. Only 27 percent of people questioned felt assured lives were not at stake. The findings come after recent reports that delays facing A&E patients have plunged to their worst levels […]

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Feb 26, 2015

NHS: High Court awards £10m compensation

A girl left with catastrophic brain damage by NHS blunders at her birth has won more than £10million in compensation. Ayla Ellison, who is now seven, suffered a severe haemorrhage in the womb as a result of staff negligence at Furness General Hospital in Barrow, Cumbria. She has severe quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy, the High […]

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