Shoulder Dystocia and the associated injuries are frequently misunderstood the article aims to introduce both lawyers and other laypeople to the concepts. Some knowledge of birth related injury is expected.
Nursing Complaints and Claims Introduction Generally, the law imposes a duty of care on any health care practitioner in situations where it is “reasonably foreseeable” that harm to patients through their actions or omissions is possible. This is the case regardless of whether that is a nurse, midwife, nurse trainee, health care assistant or otherContinue reading “Nursing Complaints, Claims and Criminality”
Patient neglect by nurses is an issue of increasing public concern in the UK and Europe, yet whilst it often generates a great deal of anger from the patient and thier families, the reasons for the negligence remain poorly understood. Patient neglect is usually found to have two very different aspects and seperating these offContinue reading “Nursing, Neglect and Negligence”
Although breast augmentation is one of the most popular surgeries in the UK, there’s still considerable confusion about type of breast implants, including what size is the most appropriate and how often replacement is due, if at all. Here are a few common facts most people do not know about breast implants. You May notContinue reading “6 Things You Did Not Know About Breast Augmentation Surgery”
1. You already pay for it. It will come as no surprise to many to hear this but with the launch of the NHS in 1948 Dental care was, for the first time, free at the point of use. That is not state that it is now or ever was “free”, ultimately we pay forContinue reading “6 Reasons to register at a NHS Dentist”
A Guide to the rise in popularity and use of overseas dental clinics for cosmetic dental treatments. The costs, the risks and the advantages of such trips are considered.
A guide to NHS Complaints, the Patient Advisory Laison Service (pals) and the way forward for clinical disputes.
What is Pain? Firstly the word “pain” describes that condition of disorder that brings about discomfort or uncomfortable sensations within the body. It flows from the activation of the nervous system usually in response to an external forces. It has a range of intensity. Generally individuals will recognise this pain on a spectrum that runsContinue reading “Pain (Chronic) Management”
Medication was revolutionised by antibiotic medications – is this revolution now petering out – what does the future hold without these assisting medications?
The law relating to second opinions and your rights as a consumer of medical services are often a closed book.