NHS Care Inspection

Care inspectors  the Care Quality Commission have taken steps to ensure an NHS Hospital Trust improve its safety and leadership in order to protect patients. The Trust in question, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was assessed as requiring improvements to infection control  and privacy. It has been reported by the BBC that the Trust Read More …

An Increase in Pressure Sore Claims

The Clinical Negligence team at Gregory Abrams Davidson have recently noticed a growing trend in cases concerning the poor treatment of pressure sores/ulcers which affect many members of the population, both young and old. These wounds, more commonly referred to as bed sores, can be incredibly distressing and lead to pain, immobility and even death. Read More …

Preventing Pressure Sores*

Pressure Sore Ulcers – Prevention and treatment Here at Gregory Abrams Davidson Solicitors we have a specialist team dealing with pressure sores also commonly referred to as pressure ulcers and bed sores. Pressure sores can develop very quickly in some people if the person is unable to move for even a very short time; sometimes Read More …

Are pressure sores an act of nursing negligence?

Here at Gregory Abrams Davidson Solicitors we have a specialist team dealing with pressure sores also commonly referred to as pressure ulcers and bed sores. In 2007 Ayesha Clarkson published an article in Wounds UK asking the question, are pressure ulcers an act of nursing negligence? The article discussed whether pressure sores which formed whilst Read More …

Primodos; MHRA Call for evidence

  On the 25th March 2015 the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued a call for evidence to assist with the independent review of all relevant documentation relating to Primodos www.gov.uk/government/consultations/hormonal-pregnancy-tests-call-for-evidence . It has invited all interested individuals and organisations to provide any information they consider relevant to a possible association between the Read More …

Independent Panel To Review Primodos Documents

Further to the debate in Parliament in October 2014, the Government have agreed to disclose all papers in their possession relating to Primodos. It is thought that there are documents which may be useful to campaigners that have been campaigning for years to prove a link between the drug and birth defects. George Freeman, Health Read More …

Primodos

Lisa Lunt, Partner and Head of Clinical Negligence, has appeared on BBC North West Tonight this week, following growing calls for a Public Inquiry into the drug, Primodos. Primodos, a hormone pregnancy test, was first made available in the UK in 1959. It was prescribed by GPs across England and was taken by 1.5 million Read More …

Apollo Theatre Ceiling Collapse Injuries? You may have a claim!

Have You Been Injured As a result of the Apollo Theatre Ceiling Collapse? if So, You may be entitled to claim for Compensation. Although ‘London’s theatres ARE safe’, according to West End bosses, in the aftermath of the Apollo ceiling collapse on Thursday night, there is a large question mark over the historic and ornate Read More …

Doctors Warn Metal on Metal Hip Resurfacing Operations Have High Failure Rate

Hip resurfacing operations have an “unacceptably high” failure rate in women, and should no longer be offered to female patients according to a recent article published in The Lancet. A team from Bristol University studied the National Joint Registry data to determine the number of hip resurfacing operations that failed within seven years compared to Read More …

Gregory Abrams Davidson supports the call for greater regulatory control of medical devices

Thousands of Britons who have undergone hip replacements are threatened with severe health problems after it was discovered that some patients had been fitted with potentially damaging metal on metal hip replacement devices. According to data published in the National Joint Registry around 31,171 stemmed metal on metal hip replacements  have been fitted in England Read More …