Month: April 2017
Open heart surgery has always been an operation with many implications and risks.
However, patients who have undergone open heart surgery in the UK are being told that they may be at risk of a deadly infection linked to medical equipment that was used during the operation.
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A misdiagnosis claim usually refers to a doctor or healthcare professional negligently misdiagnosing a patient’s condition. As a result of this, the patient could have life-changing and/or unnecessary operations from the incorrect diagnosis.
This can lead to lifelong complications, and anyone affected by a misdiagnosis situation where unnecessary treatment has been carried out may be entitled to bring a claim for medical negligence compensation.
Read More “Clinical Negligence misdiagnosis leading to unnecessary operations”
When you seek medical treatment, many people fall into the sometimes false sense of security that they’re in ‘safe hands’. This is especially the case for one nurse, who has been banned from practising following multiple blunders.
A former nurse, Jonathan Thompson, has been told that he will never practise again after he mixed up patients and failed to adhere to NHS policies, resulting in serious complications and problems for the victims of this medical negligence.
Read More “Nurse malpractice has led to a life ban on Nursing Register”
The NHS and London Ambulance Service suffered technical problems that caused delays which may have caused a patient’s death over the New Year period.
A separate inquiry was launched into whether the technical problems was a contributory factor to a patient’s death. The crashing of a computer meant that control centre employees had to use the old-fashioned method of pen and paper to take down emergency 999 calls for approximately 5 hours, which has been linked to the death.
Read More “NHS’ New Year’s glitch that may have caused patient’s death”