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Clinical Negligence

Is inappropriate discharge from hospital medical negligence?

All medical practitioners, from GPs through to hospital consultants, have a duty of care to their patients. In the hospital setting, doctors have a duty of care to provide hospital treatment for as long as is required. Negligence arises when a patient who has been discharged from hospital suffers a ...

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Clinical Negligence

How are Clinical Negligence Claims Investigated?

It is an unfortunate fact that many people avoid making clinical negligence claims because they don’t understand how the process works. According to Healthwatch, 23% of patients surveyed in 2014 said that they did not know who to complain to if they were unhappy with their treatment, and 26% said ...

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Clinical Negligence

What action can you take if Cosmetic Surgery goes wrong?

In 2015, over 50,000 cosmetic surgery operations were performed in the UK, a sizable 13% increase on 2014. The ever-expanding range of procedures, along with improvements to surgical techniques, has resulted in the recent boom, but there is always an element of risk associated with surgery of any...

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