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Commonly Misdiagnosed Disorders: Endometriosis

on Aug 24, 2020

Endometriosis is a disorder that can affect women at any age and is often misdiagnosed. If left untreated it can cause a lot of pain and complications...
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Deaths in Care Homes caused by Covid-19

on Jul 10, 2020

For those who have lost a loved one in the last 4 months as a result of Covid-19 it is a natural reaction to look for explanations. Coping with bereav...
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Disruption of Treatment during the Covid-19 Outbreak

on Jul 03, 2020

Covid-19 was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on 12 March 2020. As a result the UK declared a lockdown on 23 March 2020...
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GPs' Evolving Standard of Care during an Evolving Pandemic

on Jun 30, 2020

This blog looks at the standard of care patients can expect from their primary care providers as England and Wales opens up after the Covid-19 crisis ...
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Covid-19: Delay in Diagnosis and Treatment

on Jun 26, 2020

When Covid-19 came into the spotlight in March 2020, life changed for all of us. Despite the difficulties, at Specters we have maintained our focus an...
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Covid-19 and Effects on Treatment

on Jun 16, 2020

It is not news to say that Covid-19 caught everyone off guard. The NHS had a difficult job to adapt their processes and priorities to handle this pand...
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Limitation Period for Medical Negligence Claims

Uncategorized on Jun 15, 2020

There are many concerns felt by medical negligence victims which can create doubt and hesitation in pursuing a claim. However, it is important to cons...
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Periodontal Negligence: Failure To Treat Gum Disease

on May 04, 2020

Gum disease is a fact of life these days. With modern diets and lifestyles, as well as other risk factors such as smoking and chronic disease, almost ...
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Dental Fractures

on Apr 30, 2020

Dental fractures can easily happen to anyone without any major accident, and can range from minor to severe. A minor fracture could involve chipping o...
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Root Canal Treatment

on Apr 28, 2020

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat an infection at the centre of a tooth. Root canal treatment is not painful and can save a too...