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Cathryn Godfrey

Increase in collisions on rural roads during harvest period

NFU Mutual recently published data showing that collisions between agricultural vehicles and other vehicles are 52% more likely to occur...

Andrew Buckham

Ten years on from the deaths of SAS reservists on the Brecon Beacons are heat injuries still a problem in the British Military?

This month marked the tenth anniversary of the sad passing of three SAS reservists on Bannau Brycheiniog - Brecon Beacons - who suffered...

Emily Griffiths

Healthcare inequalities among patients with diabetes

In the UK, nearly five million people are living with diabetes and a further five million are at increased risk of developing type 2...

Rachelle Mahapatra

Latest CQC inspection finds maternity services at York and Scarborough Hospitals to be 'inadequate'

The Care Quality Commission has told York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust it must make improvements, rating its...

Rowen Cobb

North East Ambulance Service needs to ensure transparency following NHS review into claims it covered up errors and withheld evidence following deaths

A review commissioned by NHS England has examined allegations that North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) didn’t disclosed key information...

Alexander Davenport

Armed Forces Compensation Scheme: Is it fit for purpose?

The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) replaced the old War Pensions scheme back in April 2005. It was heralded as a non-fuss and...

Stuart Bell

Cancer charity criticises UK cancer delays and calls for “immediate action”

A recent analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support has found that 180,000 people waited “too long” for diagnosis tests or to start treatment...

Cheryl Palmer-Hughes

Cosmetic surgery abroad: Be in the know before you go

Increasingly, our international serious injury solicitors are receiving enquiries from people who are travelling abroad for cosmetic...

Alexander Davenport

Asbestos risk to the British Armed Forces

Asbestos is a mineral fibre with heat resistant properties which were exploited extensively in the industrialisation of the 20th century....

Charlotte Johnson

Major step forward in NHS Group B Strep training

NHS England has published an updated version of their Core Competency Framework, which establishes minimum training standards for all...