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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Patients without appointments being Turned away from Leicestershire Walk in Centres

Posted By admin - 6th June 2019

As recently reported on Leicestershire Live, patients have complained about being turned away from walk-in-centres in Oadby, Market Harborough, Oakham, Lutterworth and Enderby. Patients said they were told to call 111, make an appointment and return later. This is despite the centres being advertised on the Clinical Commission Groups (CCG’s) […]

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First fall in GP numbers for 50 years

Posted By admin - 13th May 2019

An investigation carried out by the Nuffield Trust for the BBC has shown that the number of GPs per 100,000 people has fallen from around 65 in 2014 to 60 in 2018 resulting in the largest decrease in GPs since the 1960s. The decrease to 60 GPs per 100,000 means […]

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Leicester GP Surgery urged to make safety improvements

Posted By admin - 7th May 2019

According to the Leicester Mercury, a GP surgery in Leicester has been classed as unsafe by the Care Quality Commission inspectors, who visited the surgery in March 2019. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is an organisation that ensures health and social care services are safe, effective, and compassionate, provide high-quality […]

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NHS Considering Life Saving Breech Scan

Posted By admin - 1st May 2019

As recently reported by  BBC news,  women may be offered an additional ultrasound scan at 36 weeks of pregnancy  to determine whether their unborn child is in the breech position (feet first). According the researchers, around 4% of babies will be in the breech position as the pregnancy draws to […]

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Consultation for Coroner’s to Investigate Stillbirths

Posted By admin - 18th April 2019

The government launched a new consultation on 26.03.19 to discuss whether Coroners should be allowed the power to investigate all stillbirths where the pregnancy was full term. Currently Coroner’s can only investigate and hold an inquest if a baby has shown signs of life after being born. They have no […]

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Never Events Causing Concern in Leicester Hospitals

Posted By admin - 18th April 2019

As recently reported in the Leicester Mercury, Leicester Hospitals have experienced eight ‘never events’ over the past 15 months, all of which have occurred at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. These failings were revealed after the Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) published details of never events across Leicester […]

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NHS to Trial DIY Cervical Screening Tests

Posted By admin - 2nd April 2019

According to the BBC, the NHS has commissioned a pilot scheme, created by King’s College London and University College London Hospitals Cancer Collaborative, for women to be provided with a “Do It Yourself” self-sampling smear test kit. This follows the first cervical screening advert, run by Public Health England, which […]

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NHS to amend targets

Posted By admin - 27th March 2019

NHS bosses have announced plans to amend current A&E targets, which require 95% of patients to be seen within 4 hours. It has been reported by the BBC that the plans for change also include waiting times for cancer, mental health and planned operations. NHS England have said that “the […]

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Mehmooda Duke MBE DL Speaks at “Women in Philanthropy” Event

Posted By admin - 21st March 2019

Mehmooda Duke MBE DL, CEO of Moosa-Duke Solicitors, gave an inspirational speech at “the Women in Philanthropy” event on 13th March 2019, at Curve, Leicester. Women in Philanthropy is building a sustainable fund to support “unsing, unseen” local charities doing essential work to keep Leicestershire and Rutland healthy, safe and […]

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Failings Found After Inspection of Mental Health Services in Leicestershire

Posted By admin - 15th March 2019

Following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspection reported last month by the Leicester Mercury, it has been found that the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has been rated as “needing improvement”. Five services were inspected by the CQC in November and December 2018 with the following ratings: Acute wards for adults […]

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