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Medical Negligence Lawyer Christian Beadell responds to Baroness Cumberlege’s mesh procedure review

In light of the recently released review by Baroness Cumberlege into the use of Primodos, Sodium Valproate and mesh in gynaecological procedures, Christian Beadell; our Head of Medical Negligence Fast Track (Southport), has summarised the key Recomme…

When will we get cervical screening right? An investigation.

By Hannah Ashcroft, solicitor in the Medical Negligence Department at Patient Claim Line Cervical screening in England has faced a series of blunders over the last 12-18 months, with the latest reports suggesting women may now have to wait months for…

Hospital Brainteaser – Can you spot the body part songs?

Sometimes you just can’t get a song out of your head. And when it comes to this hospital scene, it seems like everyone has a severe case of disco fever. Patient Claim Line has put together this fun brainteaser with 16 songs hidden in the graphic. Can…

Can celebrity awareness help to diagnose cancer?

Written by Litigation Executive, Jennifer Smith Prostate cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the most commonly diagnosed cancer in England, with 8,000 more men diagnosed in 2018 than in 2017. According to latest figures published by Cancer Research…

Ian Paterson’s callous surgeries should mean big changes

An investigation into the death of 23 patients should result in systemic changes, says Senior Litigation Executive. Patient Claim Line’s Michael Carson is responding to the independent inquiry into surgeon Ian Paterson’s misconduct. Michael, who has…

Devastated families made to feel at fault for infants’ deaths

Patient Claim Line Assistant Litigation Executive, Lauren Taylor believes families shouldn’t be made to feel at fault after the loss of an infant. Lauren Taylor is closely following events unfold at East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust after a BBC investiga…

Rahman Spire Hospital recall is rocking victims’ trust

Patient Claim Line Litigation Executive Rikki Spofforth believes the Habib Rahman Spire Hospital scandal is rocking patient trust. Rikki has been keeping abreast of developments involving Spire Healthcare’s review of orthopaedic surgeon, Habib Rahman…

T-cell cancer weapon discovery ‘almost unbelievable’

A new T-cell discovery could become the greatest weapon yet in defeating cancer, according to a Chartered Legal Executive / FCILEx. Amy Kirk is commenting in response to a newly-discovered immune cell in our blood streams. A specialist team at Cardif…

CQC recommendations avoid ‘devastating consequences’

Patient Claim Line Assistant Litigation Executive, Lauren Taylor believes NHS Trusts can prevent 'devastating consequences' if they follow CQC recommendations. Lauren’s comments are in response to the news at least seven preventable baby deaths 'may…

Hospitals need greater stroke awareness and more consultants

A lack of ‘stroke aware’ consultants is having a negative impact on the NHS. That’s according to a Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor at Patient Claim Line. Susan Healey, a solicitor and team leader at Patient Claim Line, is responding to concerns…

Concern for Southport and Ormskirk’s vulnerable patients

Written by, Francesca Paul, Solicitor / Senior Litigation Executive  Following Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust’s latest Care Quality Commission inspection report, the overall rating of ‘requires improvement’ raises concerns for the year ahe…

NHS hospitals to offer cash to doctors following pension crisis

Written by Medical Negligence Assistant Litigation Executive, Jennifer Smith NHS hospitals are offering cash to doctors in a bid to tackle a growing pensions crisis, an investigation reveals. New rules say GPs and consultants can receive tax rates of…

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