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When the Quality of Medical Treatment Provided Worsens the Impact of Brain Injury

Posted on May 10th 2023

Action for Brain Injury Week (ABI Week) is recognised from the 15th to 21st May 2023 in the UK. The campaign is supported by Headway – The Brain Injury Association and acknowledges and raises awareness of the challenges associated with brain injuries. This year the...

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Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers

Posted on August 25th 2022

What is it? The Society of Clinical Injury lawyers, otherwise known as SCIL, is an organisation made up of solicitors who are specialists in acting for claimants in clinical negligence claims. SCIL’s main aim is to promote best practice in the conduct of clinical negligence...

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Never Events

Posted on July 28th 2022

Recently, Sky News reported that over 407 ‘Never Events’ had occurred in NHS England alone between April 2021 and March 2022. ‘Never Events’ are events which are so serious they should never happen, defined as ‘serious, large preventable patient safety incidents that should not occur...

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Life changing scans are left on a clinician’s desk for 6 days, resulting in death

Posted on May 31st 2022

An inquest has been held looking into the shocking death of Trevor Reynolds after a CT scan found a deadly blood clot but the results were left unread on a Consultant’s desk for 6 days. Mr Reynolds was a 79 year old retired HGV driver...

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Shrewsbury Maternity Scandal

Posted on May 6th 2022

A shocking recent report has found catastrophic failings at the Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust which has contributed to the death of hundreds of babies and mothers over the last 20 years. The investigation began due to a cluster of 23 families’ cases causing...

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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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