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How to claim compensation for infections after surgery

If you have suffered an infection following surgery that was the result of negligent treatment, you may be entitled to compensation. A hospital owes a certain duty of care towards their patients to ensure that they are not exposed to unnecessary or a…

Sepsis Awareness Q&A with Dr. Ron Daniels BEM

This World Sepsis Day, Patient Claim Line spoke to Doctor Ron Daniels BEM, the UK Sepsis Trust’s CEO and proud advocate of sepsis awareness. Ahead of the UK Sepsis Trust’s latest campaign ‘schools against sepsis’, Doctor Daniels kindly answered a num…

It’s time to take Sepsis more seriously

Patient Claim Line's Litigation Executive, Daniel Crowder believes those affected by Sepsis must speak out against the ‘hidden killer.’ Only last week, the London Evening Standard reported that a mum-of-two died after doctors misdiagnosed sepsis as m…

‘Could this be sepsis?’ A discussion with Tom and Nic Ray on improving awareness, seeking medical help and saving lives

Ahead of World Sepsis Day, Patient Claim Line spoke to Tom and Nic Ray, the incredible individuals behind the public speaking company, Resilience and co. Tom and Nic are two voices with a shared message; be sepsis aware. The following article will de…

What is Sepsis, who can get it and how do I prevent it?

What is sepsis? The Sepsis Alliance describes sepsis as “the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death.” Whereas The UK Sepsis Trust acknowledges it’s your body’s overactiv…

Suffering with sepsis has been life changing for me

A real life account of being diagnosed with one of the UK’s most feared diseases The following account has been anonymously shared by a legal team member whose Mother was diagnosed with Sepsis. In late October 2016, I was working a long shift as a ne…

Why has it taken so long to detect sepsis?

Senior Medical Negligence Solicitor, Christian Beadell has concerns ambulance services are not detecting sepsis. Christian’s comments are in response to the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAS) announcing software limitations mean some sepsis cas…

Sepsis: a guide for parents

Children are susceptible to developing sepsis and because of that it is important for parents to know the signs and symptoms to be aware of. This blog will explore why children, along with adults over 65 and those with poor immune systems, are most a…

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