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Abigail Ringer writes about the potential benefits of the new MRI scanner installed in a Sheffield hospital, which is able to provide images of the brains of premature babies.
Abigail Ringer considers recent reports that an international team of scientists have made a breakthrough discovery that could save children’s lives by enabling bacterial meningitis to be diagnosed and treated more quickly.
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.
Abigail Ringer considers the recent decision of the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation not to routinely provide Meningitis B vaccination to all children under the age of two.
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.
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.
Sophia Courtaux considers the recent growing public demand for increasing the age range of children eligible for the new Meningitis B vaccine.
On 29th March 2015 it was announced by the Health Secretary that within this year the vaccine for Meningitis B will be offered to all babies across the UK.
The call for tighter checks and a full investigation after one baby dies and 14 are ill with blood poisoning after being given a contaminated batch of liquid food.
The risk of suffering harm due to clinical negligence is not just something which applies to adults. Children can also suffer harm, whether it is during their birth or through any other medical treatment as they grow up. So how does a claim differ for a child to an adult?
A blog considering the possible consequences for a child of an undiagnosed bone fracture which is not treated appropriately.
The charity STEPS has their annual Baby Hip Health Week this week (11th – 17th March 2013) with the aim “to raise awareness amongst parents and health professionals of the vital need to check babies’ hips during the first weeks of life to prevent unnecessary pain and disability in later years”. As medical negligence Solicitors we tell you why we fully support this initiative.