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22 January 2021

Ockenden Review: First Report Sets Out Key Themes and Learning Points for NHS Maternity Services

The Ockenden review into maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (SaTH) last month published its first report setting out actions that need to be urgently implemented to ensure safe practice in maternity services at SaTH and across the NHS in England. When completed, the Ockenden review will likely be the largest clinical review of a single service in the history of the NHS.

Punam Sood

18 January 2021

Raising Awareness: Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2021

This blog discusses Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2021 and the importance of raising awareness and educating people on how to reduce the risk of developing cervical cancer #SmearForSmear 

Terrence Donovan

15 January 2021

The Supreme Court – FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) LLC v Lady Christine Brownlie

We represented Lady Christine Brownlie in this Appeal, which has just been heard by the Supreme Court.

This is the second time that the case has been to the Supreme Court.  There have also been two visits to the Court of Appeal, and before that to the High Court.

Terrence Donovan

7 January 2021

Medical Negligence claims following delays in diagnosing giant cell arteritis/temporal arteritis

Giant cell arteritis is an inflammation of the lining of your arteries. Most often, it affects the arteries in your head, especially those surrounding your temples and the sides of your head and face. The condition only affects adults and most commonly, those between the ages of 70 and 80.

 

Laura Sylvester

5 January 2021

A matter of fact: establishing facts in a medical negligence case

How does the Court resolve the situation where the claimant’s medical records do not match his or her version of events, or do not record events as they occurred?  This is the difficulty the Court was faced with in two recent unrelated cases: Ismail -v- Joyce and Failes -v- Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. 

Richard Lodge

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