September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Sepsis is a condition that can have devastating consequences if not diagnosed and treated promptly, even when it occurs in adults or children who are usually well. It is important, therefore, to raise awareness regarding sepsis with the general public and, crucially, within the medical profession.
Yesterday was 'World Patient Safety Day' and Kingsley Napley hosted AvMA's World Patient Safety Day event 'Patients Speaking Up For Patient Safety' Chaired by Shaun Lintern at which the audience heard fascinating talks from the Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt MP, James Titcombe OBE, Joanne Hughes (Mothers Instinct), Maureen Tuit (Maureen Insight Specialist Counselling Service), Peter Walsh and a short piece from me about the Cappuccini Test.
If you are considering claiming compensation for medical negligence or personal injury, it is important to be aware of the time limit for making a claim. This time limit is known as the ‘limitation period’.