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What are the most common misdiagnosis’s

Medical misdiagnosis can occur when your GP or any other health professional provides you with an inaccurate or delayed diagnosis. Unfortunately mistakes can happen and health professionals can misdiagnose a condition which can have devastating conse…

What are the current medical misdiagnosis statistics?

Medical misdiagnosis occurs when a healthcare professional fails to correctly diagnose a patient with a condition. Misdiagnosis forms the basis of the largest percentage of medical negligence compensation claims. When a patient receives a misdiagnose…

How long are patient waiting times?

Patient waiting times within the NHS have been an issue for a long time and the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic has forced unprecedented changes in the business processes within General Practices.   Senior Litigation Executive, Tim Moulton believ…

Common Surgical Errors & What to Look Out For

Surgical errors can happen to anyone undergoing surgery. Surgical errors are avoidable mistakes that can occur during any type of surgical procedure. They can range from minor mistakes to serious complications that could result in injury or potential…

Spinal Surgery Guide

Spinal surgery allows doctors to decompress, move and fix vertebral structures and even replace them if that is what is necessary for the patient.  Back pain can be a common reason why people consult their doctor, and in many cases physical therapy a…

Endometriosis Delayed Diagnosis & Misdiagnosis

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the inner lining of the womb is found elsewhere in the body and it can affect women of any age. It is extremely important that it is diagnosed early in order to ensure better health outc…

Most Common Spinal Injury Claims

There are approximately 2,500 people in the UK that are either injured or diagnosed with a spinal cord injury every year and there are 50,000 people in the UK that are living with a spinal injury. This number has increased and the research shows that…

Knee & Hip Replacement Waiting Times

Hip and knee replacement surgeries are currently in high demand which is leading to longer waiting times for patients. Whilst patients are waiting for knee and hip replacements, they may experience their pain getting worse, having reduced mobility an…

Cancer Waiting Times

In 2022/2023 there is suspected to be the worst cancer waiting times recorded for over 12 years. In quarter two of 2022/2023, only 61.3% of patients are expected to begin their treatment within the 62 day period that the NHS sets out, meaning 38.7% o…

What are the different types of chemotherapy

What is Chemotherapy?  Chemotherapy is a treatment for cancer through which medicine is used to fight and kill cancer cells within the body. There are different types of chemotherapy, which work in a similar way – according to the NHS. Each type is d…

The difference between the types of cancer treatments

If you recently been diagnosed with cancer or know someone that has, it is likely that the doctor or nurse may have recommended a certain type of treatment. The type of cancer treatment given to a patient can depend on certain factors according to Ce…

What to be aware of when you’re undergoing chemotherapy

What is Chemotherapy?  Chemotherapy is a treatment for cancer which is used to fight and kill cancer cells within the body. There are different types of chemotherapy and according to the NHS, they all work in a similar way. Each type is designed to p…

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