Surgery

24 July 2019

Ureter damage following a hysterectomy

In the recently reported case of JD V Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Ms JD, a 42-year-old woman was awarded £45,000 after she suffered damage to her ureter during a hysterectomy in November 2017.

Punam Sood

25 July 2018

Settlement of Medical Negligence Claims

As solicitors who represent seriously injured children and adults in clinical negligence claims, we are aware that, while Claimants need access to compensation, they may be worried by the prospect of a trial. 

Suzanne Farg

11 October 2017

Vaginal mesh implants: Parliament set to debate the use of controversial vaginal mesh implants

News broke this week that hundreds of women were suing the NHS and the manufacturers of vaginal mesh implants after facing serious health complications. Women have been left unable to walk, work or have sex as a result of the treatment, with many sufferers claiming they were never informed of the potential dangers before having the mesh fitted. 

Maeve Keenan

26 August 2016

At long last – government to start cracking down on dodgy cosmetic surgeons

In a long overdue but very welcome development for patients of cosmetic surgery, the government is finally taking steps to tighten regulation surrounding cosmetic surgeons.

28 September 2015

Cosmetic surgery – do your homework to reduce the risk

The American website myfreeimplants.com allows women to post photos of themselves to solicit donations for cosmetic surgery. Donors are invited to “invest in breasts” by contributing money to women seeking breast implants. Women post photos and messages about their plastic surgery goals and network with online benefactors, and in return, donors pay women to help them “achieve the body of their dreams”. Gobsmacked? So was I.

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