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A Virtual NHS – The Future?

By Kate Goodman The NHS has for many years, has been wrestling with increased demand and the impact this has had on bed availability, appointment availability and waiting lists. The NHS has a number of targets that they should meet such as timescales…

Cosmetic Surgery Data Hub

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics UK   Cosmetic surgery has been popular in the UK for many years, with various different trends coming and going. But which surgical procedures are the most common in 2022 compared to previous years and what is influen…

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…

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…

NHS Trust’s failure to identify stress fracture results in delayed treatment

After an NHS Trust failed to identify a simple stress fracture, our 53-year-old client was immobilised for a number of months. Following legal representation from Patient Claim Line, our client was awarded £17,500 by St George's Healthcare NHS Trust.…

Hospital fails to treat cyclist’s dislocated wrist correctly

A 34 year old man was left with permanent reduced range of movement and grip strength after a hospital failed to treat his dislocated wrist correctly. Ryan Smithyman has been awarded £52,500 by University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust after t…

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