Sepsis - the dangers

There have been many recent stories in the press about death and injury from Sepsis.  Sepsis – formerly known as septicaemia or blood poisoning is a dangerous condition.  It should always be treated as a medical emergency. Once diagnosed, time is of the essence as far as treatment is…


Medical negligence on the screen - what can you do following a misdiagnosis?

If you have been keeping up with all the drama on the cobbles you will know that the Websters have recently been through a nightmare. Little Jack Webster had a fall and sustained a graze to his knee. Unbeknown to his sister, Sophie, the graze would become infected leading to sepsis. Symptoms of…


Botched jobs: Bringing a cosmetic surgery claim

The cosmetic surgery industry is rapidly expanding. As a result, procedures are no longer just for those wealthy few. These procedures are frequently offered in buy-one-get-one-free and group deals and are routinely available on many high streets. The overall standard of surgery is usually very…


What is medical negligence?

Have you been in an accident which wasn’t your fault? Have you been in car crash in the last 3 years? These are statements I’m sure we’re all familiar with, and which we may automatically think of when we hear the words “personal injury”. But, what if you suffered injury, not through an accident…