GMC ISSUES NEW GUIDELINES TO DOCTORS ON THE SAFE PRESCRIPTION OF MEDICINES

Posted By admin - 4th February 2013

Following a public consultation in April 2011, the General Medical Council (GMC) has just issued new guidelines to doctors on how to prescribe medicine safely. These come into force on 25 February 2013. Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, is reported to have stated that “safe prescribing […]

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NHS Complaints – An Infographic

Posted By admin - 27th January 2013

Following the release of the Health Service Ombudsman “Listening & Learning” review of NHS complaint handling, we decide to make the following infographic to break down their findings!

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Unnecessary Cancer Operations – Patients Health Put at Risk – Mr Paterson Breast Surgeon Operates When Not Necessary

Posted By admin - 13th November 2012

We all expect to receive the highest standard of care possible when visiting our doctor. Unfortunately this is not always the case. Clinical negligence is not just about the failure to do something; in some cases, taking the wrong action, which can appear to be positive at the time,  can […]

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Celebrating The Successes Of The Visually Impaired

Posted By admin - 22nd October 2012

On 20 October 2012 Moosa – Duke Solicitors sponsored a very worthy event hosted by VISTA, Margaret Road, Leicester and organised by TEAMS – a local Leicester Charity. The event was attended by, amongst many others the Lord Mayor of Leicester, Abdul Osman and Dr Fayyaz Afzal, OBE, Barrister at No 5 […]

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Managing Director Runs 10KM for Cancer Research

Posted By admin - 20th October 2012

Our Managing Director, Mehmooda Duke and her daughter, a pupil in Year 11 at Leicester High School for Girls ran 10km last month raising over £1500 for Cancer Research. This is the 3rd consecutive year that Mehmooda Duke has taken part in the fundraising campaign by running for Cancer Research […]

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Leicester Murcury – Clients benefit as firm expands

Posted By admin - 31st August 2012

Below is the editorial written by The Leicester Mercury about our recent expansion.

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General Medical Council (GMC) Study Finds That 1 In 20 Prescription Items Contain Errors

Posted By admin - 4th July 2012

If you or anyone you know has ever been given the wrong medication by your pharmacist and suffered as a result of this, then please contact us Moosa-Duke Solicitors on 0800 952 0010 or 0116 220 6433. This report was published earlier this year and outlined several recommendations to eradicate the […]

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Community Care Cuts

Posted By admin - 28th May 2012

The Royal College of Nursing has reported that more than 60,000 frontline jobs in the NHS including those of nurses are at risk. Among those at risk are community nurses (which includes District Nurses, school nurses and other healthcare workers) which means that the Government’s plans to move care from […]

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Medical Negligence Claims – What You Should Know

Posted By admin - 10th May 2012

Pursuing a claim for medical negligence is often a long and complex process. When considering whether to pursue a claim for compensation, it is important to remember that negligence at law is not the same thing as negligence in everyday language. In everyday language, the word negligence is often used to explain […]

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Legal Aid Sentencing And Punishment Of Offenders Act

Posted By admin - 4th May 2012

The Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act received royal assent earlier this week, after facing many setbacks since it was first introduced just under a year ago. Lord Bach, a labour party peer commented that it was a ‘bad day for the British justice system’. The legislation will […]

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