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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Planned Caesarean Deliveries

Posted By admin - 8th October 2019

It has been reported by the BBC that for women who have previously had Caesarean deliveries, opting for a planned Caesarean delivery for future pregnancies may be the safest birthing method. A recent investigation by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme suggests that despite experts saying that where possible mothers should […]

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Moosa-Duke settle complex clinical negligence cases

Posted By admin - 19th September 2019

At Moosa-Duke Solicitors, we strive to achieve the best result for our clients who have suffered negligence and have terrible injuries as a result. We have achieved settlement in a large number of complex cases, some of significant value. In 2014, we secured a £3,000,000.00 settlement in a wrongful birth […]

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Maternity Unit at Leicester Hospital Criticised

Posted By admin - 4th September 2019

It has been reported by the Leicester Mercury that in April 2019, more than 30 women who visited the maternity assessment unit (MAU) at Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital with concerns about themselves or their unborn children had to wait more than four hours to be seen by maternity medics. The […]

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Cauda equina syndrome

Posted By admin - 30th August 2019

The BBC has recently reported on the ongoing failure to identify and treat a rare spinal condition known as Cauda equina syndrome (CES). CES is a condition which occurs when the nerves at the base of the spinal cord are squeezed together by the spinal vertebrae. The name relates to […]

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Leicester hospitals do not have enough midwives to meet national standards, a report has revealed.

Posted By admin - 20th August 2019

On average, 29 babies a day are born at Leicester’s Hospitals. The recommended figure for Midwife staffing is 23.4 births per full time midwife but the current ratio at Leicester Hospitals stands at 27.6 births to one full time midwife, falling well below the national standards. The NHS Trust also […]

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Taking Steps for Steps – 10-mile walk in the Peak District

Posted By admin - 20th August 2019

Moosa-Duke Solicitors has partnered with Leading Ladies Global to organise a 10-mile walk in the Peak District, to raise money for the charity Steps. Steps is an amazing Conductive Education Centre, a centre of excellence dedicated to helping children with cerebral palsy and other motor disorders to maximise their full potential. […]

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Deaths resulting from asthma are the highest in a decade in England and Wales

Posted By admin - 13th August 2019

The BBC has recently reported that more than 1,400 adults and children died from asthma attacks in 2018, which equates to 2.5 people out of every 100,000. Kay Boycott, chief executive of Asthma UK, noted that it was “completely unacceptable that thousands of people with asthma in England and Wales […]

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GP surgeries to offer appointments with pharmacists instead of family doctors

Posted By admin - 30th July 2019

To help relieve pressure on family doctors, it has been reported that receptionists at GP surgeries will divert patients to attend local chemists for an appointment with a pharmacist instead. From October 2019, patients telephoning NHS 111 will be offered appointments at their local pharmacy if call handlers believe they […]

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HPV Vaccine to be given to boys

Posted By admin - 17th July 2019

From September 2019 boys aged 12-13 will be eligible for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine which has been given to girls since 2008. HPV is a name of a very common group of viruses which affects the skin, can course cancers and is spread through skin to skin contact of […]

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Delays in diagnosis of Bowel Cancer as patients are deemed ‘too young’

Posted By admin - 10th July 2019

It has been recently reported in a national newspaper that a number of people suffering with bowel cancer in the UK have experienced long delays in diagnosis after their GPs told them that they were too young or healthy to have the disease. Symptoms of bowel cancer can be similar […]

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