Medical Negligence

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The Quest for Records

Posted on February 19th 2021

Accessing your medical records is your legal right – but what happens to records after a patient has died? After a patient’s death, their hospital records are usually stored by hospitals themselves, whereas their GP records are usually transferred to Primary Care Support England (PCSE)...

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Lockdown Settlements

Posted on July 16th 2020

Here at Oliver & Co, in line with government advice, our teams have been keeping safe over the last few months by working remotely from home where possible. We pride ourselves on great customer service and have been thrilled that clients continue to be highly...

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Meet the Team: Kerry Goulden

Posted on July 6th 2020

Our ‘Meet the Team’ articles aim to let you learn more about our staff, who are the foundations of Oliver & Co and our excellent client feedback and reviews. Kerry Goulden is Oliver & Co through and through, having started as a Legal Secretary, gone...

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One to One Midwives Claims

Posted on August 2nd 2019

Who are One to One Midwives? One to One Midwives is a midwife service which offered NHS care to mothers-to-be, specialising predominantly in home births. The service launched in 2011, covering a wide range of areas across the North West of England. The purpose of...

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An Interview with Liz Fry – Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Posted on May 30th 2019

Being ill or injured is stressful enough but when a medical professional lets you down, it can be difficult to know who to turn to for help. Liz Fry is a Solicitor who specialises in helping people who have been injured at the hands of...

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How can prescribing errors be reduced? The RCP releases a guide:

Posted on September 7th 2017

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) states that an estimated 7% of all hospital prescriptions contain errors. Whilst this seems like a small percentage, these errors can sometimes seriously injure or kill patients. As junior doctors are responsible for two thirds of all hospital prescriptions,...

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Abuse and Neglect Revealed at Bupa Specialist Dementia Care Home in Chester

Posted on June 23rd 2017

The nursing care home houses 128 residents and provides both nursing and specialist dementia care. The programme, which aired Monday 18th June, showed undercover footage. An investigative journalist captured the footage whilst working undercover as a part of the care home team. Sadly, the programme...

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Does the age of your doctor affect your care?

Posted on May 23rd 2017

The study was conducted by Dr Yusuke Tsugawa at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in Boston, U.S.A. It measured the mortality rates of patients treated by doctors of various ages in the same hospital. The study analysed what happened to patients following 736,537...

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Case Study – Infective Endocarditis Claim

Posted on March 20th 2015

Oliver and Co has recently successfully recovered compensation in excess of £600,000 for a Client, after GP’s failed to diagnose possible infective endocarditis. Infective endocarditis is an infection that affects part of the tissue that lines the inside of the heart chambers. The infection usually...

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Compensation for Holiday Injury

Posted on December 4th 2014

Oliver & Co have successfully pursued a claim for a client who sustained soft tissue injuries to her lower back following an accident which occurred when she was on holiday in Tunisia. Our client was on holiday with her children when she slipped on wet...

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