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Which areas in the UK have the most missed GP appointments, and how much does it cost the NHS?

The NHS was put under enormous strain during the pandemic. Even now that life in the UK is somewhat returning to normality, the effects of COVID-19 are set to have an impact on our healthcare services for years to come due to the backlog of delays.…

Three-quarters of us are forcing ourselves into work despite being ill

Three-quarters of us are forcing ourselves into work despite being ill   It’s not unusual to worry about taking too much time off work. Whether it’s for annual leave or sick days, many of us can sometimes feel concerned about appearing to be sla…

Which social traits are considered to be the most unacceptable in Britain?

Which social traits are considered to be the most unacceptable in Britain? Brits are renowned for their politeness. In fact, there are certain social traits that would be considered rude in Britain, and only in Britain. To find out which seemingly-mi…

The Top Ten Healthiest Jobs in the UK

The Top Ten Healthiest Jobs in the UK It’s something many of us do every day and don’t give a second thought to; work. A lot of us love our jobs, some of us put up with them but have you ever thought about how healthy your job is? After two years liv…

Pensioner awarded £18,000 following late wife’s hospital fall

The incident The client’s wife was a 69-year-old woman at the time of the incident and suffered with COPD. On 25th February 2019, she attended University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust via ambulance as she was struggling with shortness of breat…

Man receives 300K after delayed diagnosis of retinal detachment

A 62-year-old former carer suffered a worsening of his loss of vision, after an NHS Trust failed to refer him for urgent eye surgery.   The incident In September 2019, the customer noticed that the vision in his left eye was foggy. After seeking…

How your medical negligence claim could improve services for NHS patients

So, you feel you’ve been injured and want to pursue a medical negligence claim… but you feel guilty about suing the NHS. What should you think about before instructing a solicitor? Kirsty Parkes is a Solicitor and Senior Litigation Executive at Patie…

Woman awarded six-figure settlement following hospital fall

A pensioner has received a six-figure sum after hospital staff failed to provide any adequate transfer information to an Ambulance Service, who were transporting her to a rehabilitation centre. The Claimant later fell during a transfer from a wheelch…

The influencer will see you now – The Instagram doctors with the biggest impact

More and more people are turning to social media for their health advice and, in particular, to Doctors who have forged television and social media careers away from the waiting room. Doctors turned social media influencers like Dr Alex George, can c…

What next for NHS medical air victims after health service review?

After the NHS admitted failings in administering medical air, instead of oxygen, in over 100 surgeries, Specialist Litigator, Katy Link explores how these errors might have been made and appeals for victims to come forward. Background to NHS medical…

Pressure sore claims – Ask the expert

Patient Claim Line’s Michael Carson, explores the dangers of pressure sores, and explains what you should do if you think you think you or a loved one has received insufficient care which has resulted in a pressure sore. What causes a pressure sore?…

What evidence is needed to prove a Medical Negligence Claim?

Written by Emily Taylor, Assistant Litigation Executive Medical Negligence Claims require thorough investigation into the treatment that you received in order to establish whether or not your claim is likely to be successful. What do we need to prove…

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