31/05/16

Mental Health – Travelling for Care

Mental Health patients traveling for care. Patients in England are having to travel out of their local area because of lack of Hospital beds. Studies show …

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28/01/15

The risks involved with Cosmetic Surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons have opened a consultation after stating that patients paying for cosmetic surgery privately should have access to clear, unbiased and …

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27/01/15

Is pressure on the NHS causing an increase in claims?

NHS waiting times have long been a sensitive subject. There are rarely any positive reports about them in the news and it seems that the …

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26/01/15

Care home negligence

The owner of a Leicester care home has been fined £100,000 after a vulnerable 85-year-old resident died from serious burns. The Court heard that the …

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08/12/14

Negligent Medical Treatment Should Be Blamed for Hospital Trust Payouts

We were recently dismayed to see the following article in the Lincolnshire Echo. On a daily basis Ringrose Law deal with enquiries regarding potential medical …

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12/09/14

Two more Princess of Wales Hospital nurses on neglect charges

The BBC has recently reported that; “Two nurses arrested as part of an investigation into allegations of wilful neglect at the Princess of Wales Hospital …

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05/03/14

The Mental Health Tribunal

When can you apply for a Mental Health Tribunal if under detained under Section 2 of The Mental Health Act? We have a large Mental …

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30/01/14

The number of people in England being detained has risen by 12% in the past five years

In 2013 the Mental Health Act was used over 50,000 times to detain patients in hospital, this has been the highest ever recorded. According to …

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29/01/14

Multi-million pound payout from hospital after accidental injection of glue into girl’s brain

It has recently been reported that Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Trust has paid out a multi-million pound settlement sum after injecting glue …

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11/11/13

Medical Negligence in Maternity Care

NHS hospitals in the UK are among the safest places in the world for a woman to have a baby, but in a recent news …

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16/10/13

Women’s death “entirely preventable”

A ladies death has been described as “entirely preventable” by the Health and Safety Executive.  Gillian Astbury died in hospital after two nurses failed to …

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10/09/13

Three yearly checks for Nurses and Midwives

Proposals have been put forward that nurses and midwives should undergo three yearly checks.  The Nursing and Midwifery Council has also stated that it wants …

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