Skip to main content

Posts from February 2024

Reset Filters
Simon Lomax

Legal expert shares key advice to guard against the serious bacterial infection cholera

It has been reported that at least 15 passengers were in isolation following an outbreak of “gastric illness” whilst on board the cruise...

Helena Wareham

Asbestos-related disease lawyer welcomes significant treatment breakthrough for mesothelioma patients

The development of a new drug to treat mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer, has been hailed by scientists as a significant...

Rebecca Tramaseur

NHS cancer referral times in Hull not being met: Are patients being failed?

Figures from Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, published in November 2023, confirmed that the Trust was unable to meet the...

Geeta Nayar

Why do so many women experience birth trauma? Lawyer injured during childbirth gives evidence to the Parliamentary Inquiry that intends to find out

Research shows that 4-5% of women develop post-traumatic stress disorder after giving birth, equivalent to approximately 30,000 women...

Stuart Bell

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Trust 'requires improvement' following latest CQC investigation

I was concerned to read the latest report published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into the standard of services provided by...

Rebecca Tramaseur

New Maternity Triage guidance from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: A step forward in patient care

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has released new Maternity Triage Good Practice guidance.  What does it...

Catherine Slattery

Medical negligence lawyer instructed to investigate Sciensus chemotherapy dosage concerns

The private pharmaceutical company Sciensus, based in England, is under investigation after inspectors from the Medicines and Healthcare...

Stephanie Clark

Those wronged by pre-2000 LGBT+ laws in the Armed Forces may soon have a right to compensation

In December, the Government provided its formal response to the LGBT Independent Review. This was against a background of centuries of...