MPs blame ‘defensive’ NHS culture for increased cost of clinical negligence claims

Posted By admin - 7th December 2017

In a recent report on clinical negligence costs prepared by the Public Accounts Committee, health bosses from NHS Trusts are described as having a ‘prevailing attitude of defensiveness’, which has led to a significant increase in clinical negligence claims. The costs of these claims have quadrupled from £400m in 2006/07 […]

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Strain on NHS Services Raises Safety Concerns

Posted By admin - 22nd November 2017

Despite the Department Of Health claims that they have put in place the “biggest ever expansion of training places” for doctors and nurses in the NHS, a report by NHS Providers suggests that demand for services continues to outstrip supply. Whilst NHS staff numbers have increased by 6% in the last […]

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APIL Conference Update – Cervical Cancer Screening

Posted By admin - 16th October 2017

Krishna Kotecha and Daniel O’Keeffe of Moosa-Duke Solicitors recently attended the annual clinical negligence conference organised by the Association Of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). The subject under consideration was obstetrics/gynaecology.  Many eminent consultants (medical experts) and lawyers addressed different aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology, ranging from the types of mistakes […]

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Vacancy – Paralegal / Litigation Assistant

Posted By admin - 10th October 2017

Details An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our team. The role is within a fast paced environment, acting for victims of Medical Negligence. The role will mainly involve assisting Fee Earners on Multi-Track cases. We encourage our staff to develop within the firm, through detailed training […]

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Transforming Lives – Innovations for Amputee Living Conference

Posted By admin - 4th October 2017

On 26th September 2017, Moosa-Duke’s Adam Moosa and Navdeep Kainth attended Pace Rehabilitation’s annual conference, “Transforming Lives – Innovations for Amputee Living”. Pace Rehabilitation is one of the UK’s market leaders for providing rehabilitation and prosthetics for amputees and individuals who have suffered serious limb injuries. Individuals from a variety […]

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Mehmooda Duke named Business Woman of the Year 2017

Posted By admin - 2nd October 2017

Mehmooda Duke, the Managing Director of Moosa Duke Solicitors has been named Business Woman of the Year 2017 at the Leicester Mercury Women in Business Awards, held at Leicester Tigers on 28th September 2017. Mehmooda set up the firm in 2003 as a sole practitioner and over the years has […]

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Fosse Business Breakfast Club Inspired By Top Cricket Players

Posted By admin - 25th September 2017

Moosa-Duke Solicitors is a member of the Fosse Business Breakfast Club, a network of small to medium-sized businesses which share best practice and help to support the local community through charity events. The Fosse Business Breakfast Club was privileged to hold its fortnightly meeting at Leicestershire County Cricket Club last […]

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Mehmooda Duke shortlisted for Women in Business Awards 2017

Posted By admin - 22nd September 2017

We’re very proud to announce that the MD of Moosa-Duke Solicitors, our very own Mehmooda Duke, has been shortlisted for the Leicester Mercury Women in Business Awards 2017. The highly anticipated awards, being held for the third time by the Mercury, recognise the achievements of outstanding female entrepreneurs and businesswomen […]

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Health Report recommends emergency funding boost – Winter Is Coming

Posted By admin - 18th September 2017

A report by NHS Providers has warned that the NHS is facing its worst winter in recent history if it does not receive an immediate increase in funding. NHS Providers is a trade association that represents hospital, mental health, community and ambulance service trusts in England.  The report recommended an […]

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Defending the Indefensible – It has to stop

Posted By admin - 12th September 2017

The National Audit Office (NAO), the Government Watchdog, has this week released a report called “Managing the costs of clinical negligence in trusts”.  The report examines how clinical negligence claims against hospital trusts are managed. The NAO report recommends a creation of new solutions for clinical negligence claims.  Mehmooda Duke, […]

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