12/04/21

Artificial Intelligence being used to detect potentially fatal heart disease

The NHS are piloting a scheme to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect heart disease, years before a heart attack could occur. The NHS have …

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Medical law
16/03/21

A Sporting Chance To Recover

It doesn’t seem all that long ago since we were writing about the possible group action by rugby players alleging that they have developed dementia …

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22/02/21

Defective Product Claims

What is a Defective Product? As part of some medical treatments, patients can be fitted with devices that have been designed to improve a pre-existing …

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Prescription claims
22/02/21

Cosmetic Surgery Claims

Can I make a claim if my cosmetic surgery goes wrong? Potentially, yes. As with all types of medical care, when you undergo a cosmetic …

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seeking medical help
22/02/21

Medical Negligence – Cancer Misdiagnosis

Over the years, the diagnosis and treatment of different types of cancer has improved significantly, and the rates of survival are continually improving. Most diagnoses …

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22/02/21

£500,000 maternity leadership programme approved by the Government following the Ockenden Review

In December 2020, the Ockenden Maternity Review was published which looked into the failures in maternity care at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust. The …

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11/02/21

Medical Negligence – How will my compensation be calculated?

One of the questions that we are asked most often, is how we calculate the compensation that clients receive for successful medical negligence claims. Here, …

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Medical assistance
27/01/21

Waiting Times in England Hospitals Reach Record Highs

The British Medical Association (BMA) published on 20 January 2021 new activity data for November and December 2020, showing the disruptive impact of the COVID-19 …

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medical law
26/01/21

CQC find inappropriate use of Do Not Resuscitate decisions during the Covid 19 pandemic

In December 2020, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published an interim report, looking at the use of Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders during the pandemic. …

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27/11/20

Baby death “cover-ups”

We read this week about an inquiry report with regard to premature baby Elizabeth Dixon, who died just before her first birthday in 2001 following …

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PI Award
28/10/20

Richard Teare – Claimant Lawyer of the Year Finalist at the 2020 Personal Injury Awards

Congratulations to Richard Teare, Solicitor and Partner at Ringrose Law, who has been shortlisted for the Claimant Lawyer of the Year Award at the 2020 …

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medical law
15/09/20

Covid delays in treatment – can legal claims be made?

The Lincolnite reported on 1 September 2020 that United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has reduced its backlog of cancer patients after the coronavirus lockdown has been …

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