Review into Cardiac Unit Deaths at St George’s Hospital

Posted By admin - 5th February 2019

As recently reported by the BBC, the deaths of up to 250 patients who died following heart surgery at St George’s Hospital in Tooting are to be reviewed. The surgeries in question took place between April 2013 and September 2018. The study is being commissioned by NHS Improvement and comes […]

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Early cancer diagnosis can increase survival rate

Posted By admin - 31st January 2019

The BBC has reported national statistics from Public Health England for the period 2012- 2016, which indicate that adults who are diagnosed with stage 1 cancers (skin, prostate or breast) have the same chance of survival a year later, as the general population. Sarah Caul, the head of cancer analysis […]

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13 ‘harmed’ by surgeons at Leicester Royal Infirmary

Posted By admin - 16th January 2019

The maxillofacial surgery service at Leicester Royal Infirmary performed reconstructive surgery on patients who had suffered from head and neck cancer. The Royal College of Surgeons visited the service in November 2016, as safety concerns had been raised by dental trainees. The service was thereafter suspended. Leicester Royal Infirmary have […]

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Cancelled Operations in Leicester on the Increase

Posted By admin - 11th January 2019

As reported in the Leicester Mercury recently, patients are waiting longer for operations mainly due to bed shortages resulting in 1,615 operations being cancelled in 2017/2018 by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.  This represented a 6% increase on the previous year. However this figure is not necessarily a true […]

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Mehmooda Duke awarded an MBE in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List

Posted By admin - 2nd January 2019

Mehmooda Duke, CEO of Moosa-Duke Solicitors, has been recognised in the 2019 New Year’s Honour’s List with an MBE for services to the legal profession and female entrepreneurship. She was one of only five recipients of an MBE in the county. Mehmooda set up Moosa-Duke Solicitors on 12th May 2003. […]

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Overcrowding in Hospitals Causing Risk To Patient Care

Posted By admin - 2nd January 2019

The BBC has reported that patients are at risk this Christmas with nearly 95% of hospital beds already being occupied. The figure was released in the NHS England’s first weekly report. Anything above 85% is considered unsafe. A spokesperson for NHS England said that their staff are ‘working hard’ to […]

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NHS report reveals a two week wait to see a GP

Posted By admin - 2nd January 2019

As reported by the Guardian, the recent publication of NHS Digital figures has raised concerns about the shortages of General Practitioners. The shortage means that patients have to wait much longer than before for an appointment. In October 2018, GPs in England had 27 million appointments with almost 5 million […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors Trek Kilimanjaro – Watch The Video Here!

Posted By admin - 12th December 2018

On 19th October 2018, Mehmooda Duke, the Managing Director of Moosa-Duke Solicitors, reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Healing Little Hearts.  Watch the video of this gruelling trek below: If you wish to donate, please click the link below: http://www.totalgiving.co.uk/mypage/kili4healing

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Unsafe Medical Implants Given to Patients

Posted By admin - 3rd December 2018

As recently reported by the BBC, patients have been fitted with unsafe medical implants which have not been appropriately tested. These implants include; rods to correct spines, artificial knees and hips, and heart pacemakers. An investigation found that these implants were unsafe because they had failed tests in baboons or […]

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NHS Cervical Cancer Screening Failure

Posted By admin - 28th November 2018

As recently reported by the BBC,  a failure by the NHS has resulted in  around 40,000 women in England not receiving letters regarding cervical cancer smear tests, including invitation and reminder letters, and abnormal test results. These errors occurred between January and June 2018 by Capita, the company responsible for […]

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