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Emergency Admission wait times in England

A&E departments across England are under increasing pressure, battling against limited NHS funding, chronic understaffing and a higher demand for services: all of which impact patient waiting times. Using official NHS data, our researchers have r…

Dental Negligence Statistics

Dental negligence refers to situations where dental practitioners fail to provide the standard level of care to patients and this has resulted in harm or injury. Dental negligence can take various forms including misdiagnosis, medication errors, care…

Your cosmetic surgery pre-op/ post-op checklist

Cosmetic surgery procedures have become increasingly popular in the UK with 1 in 3 Brits saying that they have had or would consider having facial cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic surgery is when an individual chooses to have an operation or procedure in o…

Common areas to get pressure sores

Pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers or bedsores, are injuries to the skin and the underlying tissue, they are primarily caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. Pressure sores can be a common concern for individuals who have reduced mobili…

How to prevent pressure sores

Pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers or bedsores, are injuries that are caused by prolonged pressure on the skin; pressure sores can affect the skin and the underlying tissue. Pressure sores can be extremely painful for patients and research…

Risks and benefits of laser eye surgery

Laser eye surgery, sometimes known as LASIK eye surgery involves using lasers in order to reshape the front surface (cornea) of your eyes, according to the NHS, this is done so that you can focus better. Laser eye surgery can correct short sightednes…

Pharmacy Error Statistics

When a GP prescribes patients with certain medications, most patients will then go on to visit a pharmacy to collect their medication. On rare occasions, patients may be given the wrong medication due to pharmacy errors, also known as medication erro…

Nerve Damage Claim Statistics

Nerve damage compensation claims can arise when a medical professional has failed to provide a patient with adequate treatment and this has led to the patient having nerve damage. Nerve damage can have significant, potentially life long impacts for p…

How To Report Care Home Negligence

In most care homes, the standard of care is high and residents are treated well by healthcare professionals. However, in some unfortunate cases, negligence can occur within care homes that leave residents in difficult positions. If negligence does oc…

Warning signs of nerve damage after surgery

Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy) develops when the nerves in the body’s extremities are damaged. Between the financial years of 2009/10 and 2020/21, there were 3,534 clinical claims received where the primary injury was nerve damage.  Nerve damag…

Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common oral health problem that affects many adults, it is where the gums become red, swollen and sore and they bleed.  According to NHS inform, most adults in the UK have gum disease to some degre…

Reducing The Risks of Cosmetic Surgery Abroad

Cosmetic surgery has become a popular option for people who wish to enhance their physical appearance. Getting these procedures done abroad is also a popular choice for many as many deem getting their surgery done abroad a less expensive option. Howe…

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