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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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Can I Sue the NHS for Negligence

The above is a daunting and difficult question. However, the simple answer is yes …possibly! There are a few important factors you should consider before making a medical negligence claim. Firstly, and most importantly, is to establish whether your circumstances and the medical issue you’ve experienced are sufficient for actual grounds for negligence, or simply […]

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Can I Sue My Hospital for Negligence

You can sue a hospital for negligence for a variety of reasons. However medical negligence is a complex issue so it’s probably best to get sound legal advice from Solicitors that specialise in the area of medical and hospital negligence to see if you have a valid claim. Wherever a medical practitioner is negligent and […]

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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 blunders: 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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Nov 18, 2014

A&E at breaking point — Colchester General 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 additional A&E Doctors and to provide extra funds 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 and Charities say 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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