Defending Indefensible Claims makes NHS legal budget soar – causing even more harm to the innocent victim

Posted By admin - 19th December 2016

Official figures released show that the NHS has set aside £56 billion to pay for medical mistakes made by their staff. This represents almost half of the total NHS budget. The figures have prompted the National Audit Office (NAO) to launch a 6-month investigation as to why this amount of […]

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NHS intensive care units run out of beds

Posted By admin - 6th December 2016

It was reported that in England, 85% of beds available in paediatric intensive care units were full on Friday night. But some units in cities including London and Leicester were forced to declare themselves as “at capacity”. Simon Enright , the Director of Communications at NHS England , tweeted: “It […]

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Report outlines unacceptable conditions at a North-West Trust

Posted By admin - 28th November 2016

A medical report has been released which outlines a review of an NHS trust in the Manchester area where it was stated that clinical errors, bad staff attitudes and chronic shortages were commonplace. The review was carried out by new maternity director at Pennine Acute Hospital NHS trust which operates […]

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More than 132,000 patients did not receive vital NHS cancer care on time

Posted By admin - 7th November 2016

Cancer Research UK have conducted an analysis of NHS-wide performance data for patients in England seen in 2015. This analysis shows that 132,138 patients did not see a cancer specialist within the required 14 days or start treatment such as surgery or radiotherapy within the supposed maximum 31 after diagnosis, […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors Receives Band 1 Ranking From Independent Review Organisation

Posted By admin - 2nd November 2016

Chambers and Partners are an independent organisation that have been ranking the best lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions. They have a strong editorial and research team that assesses the world’s business lawyers, obtaining reviews and feedback from all those that interact with them. Moosa-Duke Solicitors have been […]

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Government Announces New Birth injuries Compensation Scheme

Posted By admin - 23rd October 2016

The Government has just announced a new compensation scheme which may help parents in England whose children are injured at birth. The new Rapid Resolution and Redress scheme, which is out for consultation, is intended to allow medical staff to speak openly about failings in maternity care, to learn from […]

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NHS negligence claims hit £1.4bn

Posted By admin - 3rd October 2016

Analysis by the BBC based on figures released by the NHS Litigation Authority shows that NHS trusts in England paid out more than £1.4bn in medical negligence claims last year compared to £583m in 2008 The NHSLA is a not-for-profit part of the NHS. It manages negligence and other claims […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors supports coroner’s inquest into teenager’s death

Posted By admin - 28th September 2016

Ms Mehmooda Duke of Moosa-Duke Solicitors supported Mr Nigel Halliday and his family at the inquest into their daughter’s death. The 19-year-old was found hanged in a wood near her home on 30th July 2015 after going missing 10 times. The four-day hearing started on 20th September 2016 at Leicester […]

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Clinical Negligence Claims are Falling according to NHSLA figures

Posted By admin - 15th September 2016

New figures released by the NHS Litigation Authority show that the number of clinical negligence claims against the NHS has fallen by almost 5% in the past year. The NHSLA is a not-for-profit part of the NHS. It manages negligence and other claims against the NHS in England on behalf […]

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Almost a third of heart attack patients are initially misdiagnosed

Posted By admin - 30th August 2016

It was reported today that over 33 per cent of heart attack patients in England and Wales were given the wrong initial diagnosis.  Women were 50% more likely than men to have an initial misdiagnosis. University of Leeds conducted the research which examined NHS data on about 600,000 heart attack […]

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