CLINICAL & PROFESSIONAL
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Month: July 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? “Never Events” and 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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