Government-funded report criticises NHS maternity care.

Posted By admin - 23rd November 2018

The government funded a report by the Each Baby Counts project to analyse cases of stillbirth, neonatal death and babies born with brain damage in NHS maternity units.  Each Baby Counts is the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ national quality improvement programme, which was created to reduce the number […]

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Patients facing long waits for key NHS tests

Posted By admin - 12th November 2018

The BBC has reported an increase in patients who are facing long waiting lists for tests such as scans and biopsies. A BBC investigation revealed that long waits experienced by patients are as a result of staff shortages in hospitals across the UK, particularly radiographers. According to The Society of […]

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Moosa-Duke Solicitors retain Chambers Band 1 Ranking

Posted By admin - 6th November 2018

We are delighted to announce that the firm and two of its senior solicitors have retained their “Band One” ranking, the highest ranking available, in the 2019 edition of the Chambers and Partners directory. Chambers and Partners is the UK’s leading directory for legal services and is a ‘guide to […]

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Mehmooda, Asif and Imaan summit Mount Kilimanjaro for Healing Little Hearts

Posted By admin - 30th October 2018

Blog by Mehmooda Duke, CEO of Moosa-Duke Solicitors   Mehmooda Duke, Imaan Duke and Asif Moosa all from Moosa- Duke Solicitors reached the Summit of Kilimanjaro on 19th October 2018. Imaan is my daughter and Asif is my Brother. I am an ambassador for Healing Little Hearts and did the […]

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Landmark Supreme Court ruling finds hospital negligent following ‘misleading’ waiting time advice

Posted By admin - 30th October 2018

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court recently ruled that a hospital trust was negligent due to the ‘incomplete and misleading’ information a receptionist provided about waiting times in an A&E Department. In 2010, Michael Darnley sought medical care at Mayday Hospital in Croydon after being struck over the back […]

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Use of Vaginal Mesh to be Avoided Where Possible

Posted By admin - 10th October 2018

As recently reported in the BBC, new draft guidelines for the NHS are advising that women who need treatment for urinary incontinence should only be offered mesh surgery as a last resort. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the British Society of Urogynaecology have confirmed their support of […]

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Investigation into the Shrewsbury Maternity Unit widens as more families come forward

Posted By admin - 5th October 2018

The Telegraph has reported that an independent review into maternity care provided by the Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (“the Trust”), has increased into looking at over 100 cases. In 2017, the former Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ordered an independent inquiry led by Ms Donna Ockenden, a Senior Midwife. At […]

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Pathology staff shortages leads to patient diagnosis delays

Posted By admin - 3rd October 2018

The BBC has reported that a survey held by the Royal College of Pathologists indicates that patients are facing delays in diagnosis due to shortages among pathology staff. The survey found that of the NHS histopathology departments that responded, only 3% had enough staff to meet current clinical demand. Professor […]

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Calls for more monitoring to ensure parents receive right meningitis advice

Posted By admin - 25th September 2018

The Meningitis Research Foundation is campaigning for more urgency and monitoring to ensure that parents receive proper advice regarding potential bacterial meningitis and sepsis cases among babies and young children. Kirstie Walkden, a mother to a nine month old, is supporting this campaign. Mrs Walkden’s daughter, Amy, had been taken […]

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NHS Missing Cancer Patient Treatment Targets

Posted By admin - 18th September 2018

As highlighted in a recent BBC report, the NHS is failing to meet their targets for cancer patients to commence treatment, following referral by a GP. The target is for patients to receive treatment within 62 days.  The NHS aims to meet this target 85% of the time, but this […]

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