13/09/21

Horses and cancer therapy-in Lincoln!

A lady called Sarah Stephens who lives in Nettleham, a popular village just outside Lincoln, has set up an innovative therapy centre using horses to …

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13/09/21

Not the “Wrong Trousers”-the Wrong Medication.

The BBC recently carried an article by Helen Santoro on 9 September which came from Knowable Magazine. It is about the growing trend for “polypharmacy”, …

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Medical assistance
13/09/21

Concussion-Part 845

We make no apology for re-visiting this issue yet again. The magazine Horse and Hound recently carried a report on an inquiry into concussion in …

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17/08/21

Ian Paterson Compensation Scheme for victims of breast surgery

Who is Ian Paterson? Ian Paterson, Consultant Breast Surgeon, was jailed in 2017 after investigations showed that he had carried out unnecessary procedures on countless …

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05/08/21

Non-Surgical Beauty Treatments: A Call for Change

Non-surgical beauty treatments have become a cutthroat industry.  It is unregulated by any medical body and practitioners are not required to hold any medical qualifications …

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12/07/21

Inquest told that a patient died because Junior Doctor looked at the wrong airway monitor

An Inquest is underway at Milton Keynes Coroner’s Court, in relation to the death of Glenda Logsdail on the 23rd August 2020, at Milton Keynes …

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medical law
12/07/21

East Midlands Ambulance Service Trust on ‘Black Alert’ as 999 Demand Soars

Four out of the ten ambulance trusts have declared black alerts or level 4 incidents in the past few days due to overwhelming demand. This …

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25/06/21

Learning from mistakes….or not…Trust fined for failures of care

Back in May, we blogged about an NHS Trust, East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust being found liable for failures of maternity care which led …

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25/06/21

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust -Dr Sharrock apologises for delays

We know we have written about this before, but last week, The Lincolnite carried an apology from Dr Kieran Sharrock from United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust …

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09/06/21

In…out…shake it all about……Centralising medical records date for opt out

A plan to centralise and share medical records outside the NHS will be implemented this month.  This is not very widely known, but what is …

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07/06/21

This week…next week….sometime…. never…

Medical Errors in Lincolnshire The Lincolnite reported last week that Lincolnshire hospital medical errors cost the three Lincolnshire hospitals under the United Lincolnshire Trust umbrella. …

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28/05/21

Grantham Hospital perform first key hole hip replacement

Medical Advancements in Lincolnshire The first-ever keyhole hip replacement was carried out at Grantham and District Hospital earlier this month. The surgery was performed by …

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