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Lucy Norton considers the many consequences of medical misdiagnosis following the recent news of a criminal prosecution case of suspected Shaken Baby Syndrome being stopped after it was discovered the baby girl actually had a rare medical condition.
Lucy Norton writes about recent reports from the British Heart Foundation on genetic heart conditions, and the importance of being aware of not just the things you can do to look after your heart but also to become aware of the things you cannot directly control.
Lucy Norton considers the new framework for managing the care of sick children at risk of deterioration, and the importance of doctors working with parents and responding to their concerns.
Lucy Norton considers a recent Care Quality Commission report, and the number of potential cases seen by our clinical negligence team, regarding the development of pressure sores whilst an inpatient in either a hospital or care home.
A blog reviewing the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s report which has gathered evidence from their own casework and intelligence from the Care Quality Commission, NHS England and Healthwatch England to review how well GP surgeries in England are handling concerns and complaints when things go wrong with patient care.
Lucy Norton considers recent reports of delays in diagnosing children and young people with cancer, particularly when there has been parental concern, and why earlier diagnosis can make a difference to the outcome.
Lucy Norton, Associate Solicitor, considers the recent news about a trial of womb transplants in the UK and the potential impact for thousands of women in the UK.
This blog is in response to Baby Loss Awareness Week and considers issues arising from the beginning of pregnancy through to those babies born but who die shortly thereafter and negligence cases relating to ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth and neonatal death.