NHS Cost Cutting Leads to Concerns Over Safety During Childbirth

Posted By admin - 18th April 2016

An inquest last month heard that an infant’s death would have been avoided if his mother had been given a planned caesarean, it has been reported. Tracey Taylor, 32, from North London apparently pleaded several times for a Caesarean Section during the birth of her baby, Kristian Jaworski, but doctors […]

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NHS Staffing Levels Struggling To Keep Pace With Demand

Posted By admin - 5th April 2016

According to analysis undertaken by Nuffield Trust, the number of NHS GP referrals to hospitals  has increased by 16% since 2009, with Accident & Emergency admissions having increased by 18% over the same period.  However, Hospital Trusts have not been able to increase staffing levels to match this increasing demand, […]

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Job Vacancy – Paralegal (with potential for a Training Contract)

Posted By admin - 22nd March 2016

Details: An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our team. The role is within a fast paced environment, acting for victims of Clinical Negligence. The role will mainly involve assisting Fee Earners on Multi-Track cases. Paralegals meeting qualifying criteria (performance and conduct) will be considered for a training […]

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NHS dissatisfaction rises due to increased waiting times

Posted By admin - 9th February 2016

A recent BBC News report states that there has been a record rise in NHS dissatisfaction levels according to the British Social Attitudes Survey. This survey has been tracking satisfaction since 1983. The 2015 poll of nearly 2,000 people showed satisfaction with the NHS was at 60%. The main reason […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors supports at Inquest

Posted By admin - 1st February 2016

Moosa-Duke Solicitors supported the family of Mark Burgin at an inquest in January 2016.  Mr Burgin was a highly acclaimed engineer and died a month after having a hip operation.  Mr Burgin was at a high risk of DVT and the coroner criticised LRI for failing to carry out a […]

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Planned Strikes by Junior Doctors “very damaging” for Patients

Posted By admin - 12th January 2016

Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary has commented that the proposed strikes by Junior Doctors in England could be “very damaging” for patients. The British Medical Association (BMA) has called for 3 strikes, after talks with the government broke down. The first strike is due to take place on Tuesday 12 […]

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Leicestershire Law Society Charity Walk Makes the Front Page

Posted By admin - 11th January 2016

On Saturday 26th September, Leicestershire Law Society and Fosse Business Breakfast Club joined forces for a 10-mile walk to raise money for Leukemia research.   80 people took part in the walk which raised £12000 so far.  The event has made it to the front page of Leicestershire Law Society […]

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General Practice Across England At Breaking Point

Posted By admin - 11th January 2016

Dr Chaand Nagpaul Chairman of the GP Committee of the British Medical Association has conceded that GP surgeries are at ‘breaking point’ and are unable to cope with rising patient demands, lack of resources and GP shortages. Indeed, hundreds of GP surgeries in England have applied to close their new […]

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NHS Trust criticised for Failing to Investigate Deaths

Posted By admin - 21st December 2015

Southern Health NHS Trust, has come in for severe criticism, including from the Health Minster Jeremy Hunt, due to its failure to investigate unexpected deaths at the Trust. An independent report covering April 2011-March 2015, noted that there were 1,454 unexpected deaths at the Trust. Of those, 272 were treated […]

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A&E waiting times ‘getting worse’

Posted By admin - 7th December 2015

Waiting times in A&E departments were set at a maximum of 4 hours, but the time limit is increasing in A&E departments across the UK as pressures grow in hospitals. Weekly data that was obtained on the four-hour target in England has been provided by NHS England and the government […]

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