Can incidents of medical negligence be reduced if NHS trusts shared more data and information on medical errors?

by Wright Hassall November 8, 2014 Clinical medical negligence

Jeanette Whyman from Wright Hassall is a medical negligence solicitor with over 25 years’ experience and has acted both for and against Hospital Trusts. She now represents patients who are victims of medical negligence. It would be a truth universally acknowledged among sensible people that the sharing of information on best practice, and the identification of meaningful […]

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NHS under fire over redundancy payments

by Direct 2 Lawyers August 26, 2013 Redundancy

The NHS came under fire over the weekend over the nature of redundancy payments it has made to executives in the past year, as it was revealed by the Department of Health it had spent more than £1 billion on redundancy payouts ove r the last 3 years. The Department of Health released its annual […]

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Medical Negligence payouts double in Wales

by curtislegal August 30, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

Kate Pierce was 9 months old when she developed Pneumococcal meningitis, but she was wrongly diagnosed by a junior doctor who said she had tonsillitis. That mistake has left her severely brain damaged. At six years old she now needs round the clock care, both at home and at school. Kate can’t communicate, she has […]

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