Medical negligence

The consequences of dental negligence

Visits to the dentist are rarely fun. These healthcare providers inspire more fear in more people than most other professionals. But how much worse would the anxiety and stress associated with dentistry be if you had suffered from negligence when visiting the dentist? Consequences of dental negligence Dental negligence is rare. But when it does […]

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What do I do if I have suffered a medical misdiagnosis?

Getting the news that you have a serious illness like cancer or heart disease is a devastating blow at the best of times. But when this diagnosis is delayed, and your condition has got worse as a result, the news will be even harder to bear. If you have suffered a misdiagnosis then you may […]

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Optician negligence and the effect on your eyesight

Your eyes are one of your most important organs. When they’re damaged, you can suffer severe consequences. If the damage was the result of negligence on the part of an optician or optometrist, it is perhaps even more devastating than if it was the result of illness or an accident. When this type of medical […]

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When GPs get it wrong

Our first port of call when we’re not well is usually our GP. And, in most cases, we’re treated effectively and sent on our way to recover. However, there are instances when GPs get it wrong. Medical negligence – and the resulting ill health and injuries – can be the result. How often do GPs […]

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Deciding whether to make a medical negligence claim

You’re not going to be in a particularly healthy state when you go looking for medical attention. If you require treatment, something is wrong. When this goes wrong for you, it can feel worse because of the weakened state you may have already been in. This is when you might want to start thinking about […]

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Making a medical claim: what to consider

Medical problems are stressful and often utterly exhausting. But when you seek help for a condition and then find that you’re left in an even worse position, it can result in a real sense of betrayal. This is why medical negligence is one of the worst breaches of trust. But more than that, it can […]

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Medical negligence claims vs personal injury claims

Need to make a healthcare related claim but not sure what type of claim you should be making? You generally have two options when looking to make a medical claim. These include medical negligence and personal injury claims. In order to receive justice, it’s important to ensure you are making the right type of claim. […]

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The legal considerations of medical negligence claims

When you need medical attention, you are trusting the experts who treat you to provide you with the very best level of care. Most of the time, your trust is well placed. However, there may be times where you feel like you or a loved one haven’t been shown the appropriate level of care that […]

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Why misdiagnosing diabetes 1 can be extremely serious

A lot of people go to the doctor feeling tired and having an increased thirst, but a lot of the time it is overlooked by the doctor, and diabetes tests aren’t run as frequently as they should be. Diagnosing Diabetes 1 too late may cause serious harm and you may have yourself a serious medical […]

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New safer maternity care plan aims to reduce medical negligence claims

Within the last month, seven NHS sites throughout England were named early adopters of specific recommendations laid out through the Safer Maternity Care plan. A combination of more personalised care plans for expectant mothers and their newborn children, greater access to care at a single location, and community collaboration to better manage growing caseloads were […]

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