Delays in cancer treatment are occurring in 75% of hospital Trusts.

Unfortunately in some situations time is a critical factor because often the earlier a diagnosis is made and treatment commenced, the better the chances of a patient making a good recovery. If treatment is delayed, this can lead to permanent complications and health issues which could potentially have been avoided. By way of an example, Read More …

Medical Device Alert DePuy Hip Replacement Implants

DePuy ASR Hip Replacement implants which have been in clinical use in the UK since 2003 have been recalled by their manufacturer. The manufacturer previously issued a failed safety notice on the 18th March 2010.  The manufacturer reported that the revision rate for these devices is higher than expected across the entire size range and have therefore Read More …

Gregory Abrams Davidson LLP – Specialist Dental Negligence Solicitors: Gum Disease

Here at Gregory Abrams Davidson LLP, we have a specialist Dental Negligence Department dealing with a variety of dental negligence claims. Your case will be handled by a fully qualified Solicitor who specialises in claims of this type.  We can assist in cases concerning gum disease. Also referred to as periodontal disease, this is the Read More …

Specialist Dental Negligence Solicitors

Here at Gregory Abrams Davidson LLP, we have noticed an increase in claims concerning dental negligence.  Examples of dental negligence include a failure to treat tooth decay, nerve damage caused during dental treatment, a failure to properly undertake root canal treatment leading to the loss of the tooth, orthodontic errors, incorrectly fitting crowns / bridges Read More …

Dr George Rowland – Litigation Deadline Extended

The deadline for those wishing to register a claim relating to treatment they have received from Dr George Rowland, Uro-gynaecologist, has been extended to 29 October 2010. The complaints against Dr Rowland include misdiagnosis, unnecessary and/or incorrect treatment and a failure to provide adequate aftercare. If you were treated by Dr Rowland and have suffered Read More …

Deadline set for claims against Dr George Rowlands

Claims against hospitals in respect of treatment provided by Dr George Rowlands, uro-gynaecologist must, under a recently agreed protocol, be lodged by 4pm on 10 September 2010. Around 200 patients who were treated at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital for incontinence have already come forward to sue the hospital. The complaints against Mr Rowlands include misdiagnosis, unnecessary Read More …

FAILURE TO DETECT DVT NEGLIGENT

A patient had to be admitted to Intensive Care after a GP failed to spot that she had deep vein thrombosis (DVT).   She had visited her GP complaining of leg pains and mentioned the possibility of DVT but was simply sent home with a bandage and painkillers.   Deep vein thrombosis or DVT is Read More …

New Regulations May Lead to Hospital Cover Ups

The Charity Action Against Medical Accidents (AVMA) have expressed grave concerns about the new Care Quality Commission Regulations.  Although the Regulations make it a statutory duty for health care providers to report incidents of patient harm to the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA), there is no such burden placed on them to be open with Read More …

Forceps Left in Woman After Routine Operation

It has been reported in the National Press that a patient was left in horrendous pain after 7 inch forceps were left inside her, after undergoing routine surgery to remove her gallbladder, at the Alexandra Hospital.  Ms Bowett, who is a nurse, underwent a MRI scan before the 7 inch instrument was revealed by an Read More …

Have you received treatment from Mr George Rowland?

Liverpool Womens Hospital is currently reviewing the practice of Mr George Rowland, a Consultant Urogynaecologist, with the Trust. The patients in question underwent surgery between 2001 and 2008 for specific problems such as urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse. The Trust has referred Mr Rowland to the General Medical Council. If you have received treatment from Read More …