Judge criticises the NHS Litigation Authority

Posted By admin - 21st August 2017

In a recent case, JRM (by his father and litigation friend TRM) –v- King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust, the trial judge, Mr Justice Gilbart, criticised the conduct of the Defendant’s representatives handling of the case. JRM, whose twin brother sadly died 2 weeks after birth, was delivered by forceps and […]

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NHS faces crisis as staff vacancies rise 10% from last year

Posted By admin - 7th August 2017

Statistics show that NHS vacancies have risen by more than 10% in the last year, with over 30,000 posts currently vacant. Data collated from NHS Jobs, the main recruitment website for NHS England, shows that between January and March 2017, a total of 86,055 vacancies were advertised, up from 78,112 […]

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Three Serious Incidents Reported In Leicester Hospitals in One Month

Posted By admin - 31st July 2017

The Leicester Mercury has reported that there were three serious incidents in Leicester Hospitals in May 2017. The incidents, which were detailed in the hospital board papers, were as follows: 1. A woman in labour did not have anaesthetic medication correctly administered; 2. A chest x-ray revealed a guide wire […]

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NHS England propose to close the heart centre at Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital

Posted By admin - 25th July 2017

All hospital units that provide congenital heart surgery in England have been assessed against new standards to ascertain whether they are providing an acceptable standard of care to patients. Following an assessment in 2016, NHS England announced a proposal to stop children’s heart surgery at the East Midlands Congenital Heart […]

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Thousands of patients at risk of chronic pain after being fitted with hernia mesh implants

Posted By admin - 3rd July 2017

A recent investigation carried out by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme found that nearly half of the people who have undergone hernia repair surgery using mesh implants are at risk of developing chronic pain. Most surgical mesh devices are made from either synthetic materials or animal tissue and are used […]

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The impact of the EU Referendum on Nurses in the NHS

Posted By admin - 19th June 2017

Since the EU referendum last year, the number of nurses from the European Union applying to work in the United Kingdom has fallen by 96%. Statistics collated by the Nursing & Midwifery Council show that the number of nurse applicants from the EU fell from 1,304 in July 2016 to […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors’ Managing Director, Mehmooda Duke, appointed Deputy Lieutenant

Posted By admin - 13th June 2017

We are delighted to announce that our Managing Director Mehmooda Duke has been appointed Deputy Lieutenant by Lady Gretton, the Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire. The Lord Lieutenant is the official representative of Her Majesty the Queen for the City of Leicester. She was appointed to the role on 1 February […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors Comment on the Election Results

Posted By admin - 13th June 2017

Mehmooda Duke, the MD of Moosa-Duke Solicitors was asked to comment on the elections results.  Follow the link to the full article is in the Leicester Mercury.

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The number of NHS patients waiting over six months for surgery triples in four years

Posted By admin - 5th June 2017

A recent study carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons shows that the number of patients waiting six months or more for surgery has tripled over the past four years in England. According to the study, the number of people waiting six months for an operation rose to 126,200 […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors, part of Fosse Business Club raise £10k for charity – Leicester Mercury

Posted By admin - 25th May 2017

Members of the Fosse Business Breakfast Club, the Moosa-Duke Solicitors’ team and friends embarked on a 10 mile charity walk in the Peak District on Saturday 13th May 2017 to raise money for the Maria Hanson Foundation (Me & Dee registered charity), which was formed in 2006. The story has […]

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