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Joachim is a very experienced clinical negligence Practitioner. He was heavily involved with the Bristol heart babies litigation, and retains a particular interest in paediatric cardiac surgery claims, as well as Erb's palsy claims
Joachim Stanley considers proposals for the NHS Litigation Authority to adopt a new approach to managing clinical negligence claims, under the new name of ‘NHS Resolution’.
Joachim Stanley writes about the importance of cervical screening for early detection of cervical cancer, following Jo’s Trust’s annual cervical cancer and cervical screening awareness week.
Joachim Stanley considers the recently published report by the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities which has concluded that the UK is in violation of disability rights.
In our next blog for Erb’s Palsy awareness week, Joachim looks at the connection between shoulder dystocia, Erb’s Palsy and brain injuries.
In this second blog for Erb’s Palsy Awareness week Joachim Stanley considers the role of the independent midwifery expert when advising clients in clinical negligence cases involving Erb’s Palsy.
Joachim Stanley’s blog for Erb’s Palsy Awareness week, which is running between 3rd – 9th October 2016, led by the Erb’s Palsy Group to raise awareness of Erb’s Palsy and to provide information and support to those affected by Erb’s Palsy.
Joachim Stanley considers the issues arising when NHS treatment is outsourced to private providers, including ensuring an acceptable standard of care and establishing liability if the treatment goes wrong.
Joachim Stanley considers the findings of “The Bristol Review” published on 30th June 2016, an independent review of the safety and quality of children’s cardiac services in Bristol.
As clinical negligence lawyers representing children who have suffered Erb’s Palsy during their birth, I and my colleagues take great interest in any treatment which can assist those with Erb’s Palsy. In this blog I consider the role of surgery for children with Erb’s palsy.
Erb’s palsy is not the only type of injury that can be caused by shoulder dystocia – this blog explores the relationship between shoulder dystocia and brain injury in babies.
Joachim Stanley considers the guidelines surrounding the prescription of Benzodiazepines, and circumstances which may give rise to a medical negligence claim.
This blog considers the risks of sun exposure and developing skin cancer, the signs to look out for and why prompt diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer is so important.
Joachim Stanley considers the advantages and disadvantages of private healthcare and NHS healthcare, including the differences if you are considering bringing a clinical negligence claim.
Joachim Stanley considers the recent Court of Appeal ruling in relation to ‘bedroom tax’ and the implications for disabled children and their families.
It is no secret that our Accident and Emergency Departments are being put under ever increasing pressure. This is set to escalate if the recent weather reports predicting four months of snow fall are to be believed. It is at this time that the NHS needs to ensure patients are cared for and treated correctly, no more so than in respect of treating broken bones. So what are the issues and what can be done to ensure an appropriate standard of care for all patients at this busy time?
Our second blog in Baby Loss Awareness Week considers the psychological impact on parents following the loss of a baby, and the legal position in terms of claiming compensation for psychiatric injuries.
A blog considering new guidelines for individual doctors, nurses and midwives to admit mistakes and offer apologies to patients at an early stage when something has gone wrong.
A further blog considering the nature and impact of recent amendments to the protocol to be followed before issuing Court proceedings in clinical negligence cases.
A blog considering the process involved in making a complaint to the NHS about medical treatment and considering a recent report and recommendations for changes to the process.
What is a pressure sore and why is it important to continue the battle to prevent patients suffering these complications.
What is a scaphoid fracture? How is it diagnosed? Information on national guidelines to assist with prompt diagnosis and treatment of scaphoid fractures in emergency departments.
When claiming loss of earnings in medical negligence claims it is always important to consider the specific circumstances of a Claimant and his or her ability to return to work – so how are loss of earnings calculated and what factors need to be considered?
In the last of our series of blogs I look in more detail at some of the types of compensation that can be claimed when Erb’s Palsy is suffered as a result of negligence.
In the penultimate of our series of blogs raising awareness of Erb’s Palsy, we explore how Erb’s Palsy can be suffered as a result of negligence at the time of birth.