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Undergoing surgery? The risks

Article by Shantala Carr, Associate Solicitor in Medical Negligence at Girlings Personal Injury Claims Solicitors When patients see a medical specialist to discuss their symptoms and health, they rely on the specialist to advise them of the various options open to them and what risks…

Should cases cost be capped?

Last week the cost of medical negligence cases was highlighted in the news, which attracted a lot of discussion between the legal and the medical profession (especially on forums such as linkedin). Concerns are being raised not only in relation to the cost of medical…

Concerns over patients' safety

Staff have used an ‘honesty box’ in a Children’s Hospital in Manchester to voice serious concerns over patients’ safety, the BBC has reported. The article describes how anonymous complaints from staff members have highlighted a number of potentially dangerous issues, including monitoring two ventilated patients…

Top tips for autumn driving

Whether it is scorching sunshine outside right now or you are battling the erratic rain and showers we have already been experiencing this year, driving through out the autumn can be lead to road traffic accidents. When the sun is shining and you are heading out…