Vaginal mesh scandal: what you can do

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If you’re one of the victims of the ongoing vaginal mesh scandal, and you’ve yet to make a claim for medical negligence compensation, we can help.

We’re representing victims who are claiming with us on a No Win, No Fee basis, and we have been doing so for a number of years. We won’t lie: these claims can be incredibly difficult to pursue. But with our specialist help and proven expertise, we can give you a good  chance of justice.

Here’s a little advice about your rights if you have suffered – or are left suffering for the rest of your life – due to pelvic mesh problems.

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Private ambulances putting patients at risk?

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There has been a reported rise in the number of private ambulances in use, which is feared to be leaving patients at a greater risk of medical negligence.

It’s understood that chronic shortages are leading to many Trusts using private ambulances for 999 calls more and more. The spend on private vehicles is said to be increasing, with millions being spent in order to cover gaps in the service.

The worry is whether these private ambulances are up to the job, especially since recent studies suggests that they may not be.

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Delayed diagnosis compensation

It’s important to make a claim for delayed diagnosis compensation if you have suffered complications or suffered for longer due to delays.

And with recent studies suggesting that it’s getting even harder to access quick GP appointments due to funding constraints, we’re concerned that more victims of a delayed diagnosis may need help.

When a delay that’s caused by a slow diagnosis or an incorrect diagnosis occurs, you can be eligible to make a claim for medical negligence compensation.

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Short appointment times a cause for concern

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The limits that mean most patients must undergo short appointment times of less than 10 minutes are understood to be putting patients at risk and worrying doctors.

As lawyers who specialise in medical negligence, the risks are obvious to us, and they’re obvious to doctors as well. It can be easy for things to be missed when GPs are under pressure to wrap up their time with patients too early, meaning they don’t have the proper chance to ensure for a correct diagnosis and course of treatment.

If you, as a patient, end up suffering as a result of short appointment times, what can you do about it?

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NHS cancer scans delayed over pensions problems

missed diagnosis

It’s reported that there are delays with NHS cancer scans being read that has stemmed from an ongoing pensions tax row that has led to some NHS staff limiting the amount of overtime they do.

In some cases, cancer scans are being left for weeks before being dealt with, which can leave patients vulnerable to cancer spreading and the development of compilations. One example reportedly saw turnaround times jump from one week to one month, and some patients have turned up to appointments for readings to be given when scans haven’t been dealt with at all, leading to wasted appointments.

At the centre of this ongoing dispute is the patients who are vulnerable to suffering more when turnaround times are impacted. For a matter as serious and as left threatening as cancer, something needs to be done.

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Cancer misdiagnosis compensation claims


As worrying and as sensitive as the topic may be, we simply have to talk about cancer misdiagnosis compensation claims because they do happen.

It’s an important subject to cover because for patients who have suffered a misdiagnosis that’s related to cancer, the impact can be devastating. In some cases, the impact can be permanent, and in some cases, it can be fatal.

If you have been misdiagnosed when you had cancer, or if you were symptoms we misdiagnosed as cancer and you’ve had unnecessary treatment, its important to know your rights.

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Loss of eyesight compensation through medical negligence

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A loss of eyesight compensation claim is often a high value case that’s dealt with by our specialist catastrophic injury team here at the Medical Negligence Lawyers.

Compensation pay-outs can be significant, and they will usually need to cover not only the suffering and inconvenience of losing your eyesight, but also for losses and expenses. If you can no longer work due to the loss of vision, the lost earnings claim can be substantial.

Here’s a little advice about when you may be eligible to make a claim for medical negligence compensation for losing your vision, and what to do.

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Medical negligence claims for children

Child Claims

Medical negligence claims for children is never a nice thing to think about, but when a child has suffered due to an error, action for justice can be important.

It’s possible to bring a claim for medical negligence compensation for a child. Generally speaking, in England and Wales, persons under the age of 18 are unable to bring claims themselves. They can either wait until their 18th birthday to bring a claim, or someone can initiate a case on their behalf.

Realistically, it’s better to make a claim sooner rather than later, so the second option should be the one to go for. Here’s a little advice about how you can bring a claim on behalf of a child.

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Pelvic mesh removal problems legal advice


Pelvic mesh removal problems can be horrendous, and patients can be left with severe and lifelong complications when things go wrong.

Pelvic mesh is intended to be permanent. As such, it isn’t intended to be removed or altered at a later date, and that’s why mesh removal issues can be so problematic. When things do go wrong, and mesh removal is the only way to resolve the problems the patient is having, it can be impossible to achieve.

This leaves patients with damaged or migrated mesh still inside them, and even partially removed mesh in some cases. If this has happened to you, here’s what we can do for you.

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Hernia mesh dangers: what can you do?


When it comes to hernia mesh dangers, we know the problems all too well as a firm of lawyers who are representing people claiming for compensation.

With the risk of patients suffering complications being as high as 30% in some instances, and when some of the problems that people can be left with can be hard to treat, there’s a cause for concern.

Hernia mesh devices continue to be used, although there’s growing scrutiny over their use as a result of rising number of problems and complications. If you have suffered as a result of being fitted with hernia mesh, what can you do?

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Medical malpractice compensation claims: what to do

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If you want a quick guide about what to do when it comes to making a medical malpractice compensation claim, this article may help you.

There’s lots to consider, but we can give you some simple pointers that can help you to better understand the process and how things work in terms of the No Win, No Fee.

We do need to assess all medical negligence claims we take forward, so this article is for general guidance only. It may be helpful for you!

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Stroke misdiagnosis compensation


We can help you with expert representation if you need to make a claim for stroke misdiagnosis compensation, which is always a serious matter.

A stroke is a ticking timebomb, and the longer it’s left without treatment, the worse the complications can be for the patients. Many stroke victims will be forced to live with lifelong problems, and medical professionals must act fast to spot the signs and administer treatment.

Sometimes, things don’t always go to plan. If you were given an inaccurate diagnosis and / or were diagnosed too late, we may be able to help you.

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