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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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Hospital safety standards shocking

Posted on November 28th 2014

A recent report by the BBC describes how inspectors have found safety standards in hospitals in England to be “shocking”. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) released a warning following publishing the results of its annual state of care report. The new system has been designed...

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Grandmother dies after receiving wrong prescription

Posted on October 31st 2014

A recent report in the Telegraph sets out how an inquest heard of a grandmother’s death following a prescription error by staff at a Pharmacy in Bristol. She was prescribed Prednisolone, which is a drug used to control Crohn’s Disease, but was instead dispensed a...

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Poor NHS care kills up to 10,000 people a year

Posted on October 10th 2014

A recent report in the Guardian Newspapers sets out that poor NHS care kills up to 10,000 people a year according to claims by the CQC (Care Quality Commission) chief. The treatment being provided by Hospitals and GPS is said to be “dangerously” variable. The...

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