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Failure to Diagnose and Treat a Heart Attack

on Apr 16, 2019

If you have a heart attack, immediate treatment to get the blood flowing to the damaged part of your heart muscle again is absolutely crucial, determi...
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Pharmaceutical Error Linked To Woman's Death

on Apr 08, 2019

A woman who wrongly received a drug for blood pressure when her prescription was for an increased dose of a painkiller has died. It is claimed that h...
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Failure To Diagnose Hip Problems In Newborns

on Mar 29, 2019

It has been reported by the BBC that the rate of late diagnoses for checking newborns for hip problems has not improved since screening began more tha...
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Shoulder Injury Negligently Treated?

on Mar 25, 2019

Rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common orthopaedic injuries in the UK and the world. The chances of having a rotator cuff tear following oth...
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Former Health Manager Suffers NHS Negligence

on Mar 19, 2019

A former paramedic and manager of a group of GP practices has claimed she was let down by the NHS when they failed to diagnose her early signs of bowe...
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Sepsis Test Expected to Save Lives

on Feb 28, 2019

Early diagnosis of sepsis has been made possible by researchers at University of Strathclyde, with a promising rapid test recently developed. The Bios...
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Wrong Plates Used in Fracture Surgery

on Feb 15, 2019

Wrong Metal Plates Used to in Fracture Repair Surgery A rather concerning finding has been disclosed by the NHS recently, where the wrong metal plates...
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Dramatic Increase in Serious Incidents

on Jan 29, 2019

NHS Report a Dramatic Increase in Serious Incidents Recent board papers published by the East and North Herts NHS Trust recorded a significant increas...
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Improved Cancer Services Could Save 10,000

on Dec 12, 2018

10,000 Lives Could Be Saved With Improved Cancer Services A Health Foundation review of Government records has found 10,000 lives could be saved if ca...
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Medical Negligence Under Microscope

on Nov 28, 2018

New Research Places Medical Negligence Under Microscope Medical negligence in the UK is under a microscope after recent data has found nearly half of ...