Moosa Duke Solicitors Secure £3million compensation

Posted By admin - 5th August 2014

Moosa Duke Solicitors have in the last 2 weeks secured compensation of £3 million for a mother in a wrongful birth claim where a baby was born with a serious medical condition. The law on wrongful birth claims is very complex, and therefore Moosa Duke solicitors are very pleased with […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 8th October 2021

Moosa-Duke Solicitors are proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 2021. Around 55,000 women and almost 400 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the UK. Whilst improvements in detection, treatment and cancer care have doubled survival rates in the past forty years, there are easy […]

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Coroners warn of mental health care failings

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 13th September 2021

The Observer has recently reported that since 2015 Coroners have highlighted concerns about mental health services in dozens of inquests with staffing, long waiting lists and gaps in provision being a particular issue. The  paper identifies a total of 56  mental-health related deaths in England and Wales between  2015  and […]

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Report shows NHS radiology systems require improvement

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 9th September 2021

A recent report by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO), which looked at 25 complaints concerning failings in patient care relating to radiology, has revealed that NHS radiology systems require urgent improvement. Imaging is the start of many patients’ medical care and treatment and failings in this area can […]

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Winners of Leicestershire Law Society Awards

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 6th September 2021

Moosa-Duke Solicitors are honoured to have won 2 Awards at the Leicestershire Law Society Awards on Friday.  Small Firm of the Year and  Senior Solicitor of the Year which was won by Daniel O’Keeffe.  Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists and thank you to Leicestershire Law Society for […]

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NHS Annual Reports show decrease in litigation

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 26th August 2021

The NHS have published its annual reports for 2020/2021 which details the performance of the NHS and the steps that have been taken to adapt its services, both existing and after the Covid-19 pandemic. The report showed that through alternative dispute resolution such as mediation, the NHS resolved a greater […]

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More concerns about maternity care in Nottingham

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 16th August 2021

Although the UK is one of the safest places in the world to give birth, it could still be safer according to the NHS maternity scandal: Inside a crisis panel discussion. Independent investigators will look into five ‘serious incidents’ that occurred at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust. One of which […]

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Study reveals that diagnosis errors are among the most common causes of severe harm and death in NHS hospitals

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 6th August 2021

Research published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, which examined 377 severe harm incidents and deaths on acute medical units in NHS hospitals between 2005 and 2015, has highlighted that the most common incidents reported are errors in diagnosis, prescription errors and failing to monitor unwell patients […]

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Nottingham hospital to perform robotic cancer surgery

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 4th August 2021

BMI The Park Hospital is due to open a new operating theatre, which will house the Da Vinci Robot, “an advanced surgical system for precision cancer surgery”. The majority of the patients at the hospital are self-funded, but it also supports Sherwood Forest and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts and […]

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Charity campaigns for increased mental health support following miscarriage

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 3rd August 2021

Tommys, a charity working to try to make the UK the safest place in the world to give birth, is campaigning for increased funding to support women who suffer Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following a miscarriage. They have also urged the government to increase investment in miscarriage prevention and treatment. […]

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“Difficult and hostile working environment at Barts Health NHS Trust”

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 2nd August 2021

A report in the Independent has revealed that workers in one of the UK’s largest hospital groups, Barts Health NHS Trust, have complained about racism, sexism and harassment. The Care Quality Commission carried out an inspection after concerns were raised about the culture and conflict between staff in the imaging […]

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