Category Archives: Clinical Negligence

Breast Screening Error – Patient Rights

[breadcrumb] Breast Screening Error – Patient Rights The House of Commons yesterday announced that an IT error within the NHS has led to 450,000 women in the UK between the ages of 68 and 71 missing invitations to attend breast screening appointments. The failings could have led to up to 270 women in England alone […]

NHS still not picking up signs of deadly sepsis

[breadcrumb] NHS still not picking up signs of deadly sepsis In a news story that will not surprise the thousands of people affected by sepsis every year, it was reported this month that a mother lost all of her limbs after medical staff failed to notice the signs of a condition that kills 44,000 people […]

Government announces review into response to vaginal mesh concerns

[breadcrumb] Government announces review into response to vaginal mesh concerns Today the government has announced that Baroness Julia Cumberlege will carry out a review into vaginal mesh implants, along with an epilepsy drug, sodium valporate and a pregnancy test, primodos, which have all been in the news after concerns were raised safety. The new review, […]

Government launches review into vaginal mesh

[breadcrumb] Government launches review into vaginal mesh On 30 January this year, the government announced it would carry out a full retrospective audit of how many women in England have suffered complications as a result of vaginal mesh implants. The implants, made of polypropylene, are used to treat urinary incontinence which is common after childbirth. […]

Vaginal Mesh “could be worse scandal than Thalidomide”

[breadcrumb] Vaginal Mesh “could be worse scandal than Thalidomide” A leading surgeon in vaginal mesh removal has said that the numbers of women affected could be far higher than at first thought, and the scandal could even be bigger than the thalidomide outrage in the last century. The mesh, also known as TVT (Transvaginal tape), […]

Dental Negligence Can Be A Real Kick In The Teeth

[breadcrumb] Dental Negligence Can Be A Real Kick In The Teeth We all fear that trip to the dentist, the six month mark is looming and you have informed your employer that you will need an hour or two off to make sure you can still have a toffee apple or two come October time. […]

Roberts Jackson’s Guide on Clinical Negligence

Roberts Jackson’s Guide on Clinical Negligence Clinical Negligence is a term that everyone can agree we would like to never hear again. In all cases of clinical negligence the victim in question has been let down on both their health and also their trust in the medical care system. When someone visits a hospital they […]

NHS Maternity services in the spotlight

NHS Maternity services in the spotlight The latest NHS story in the press today is all about the headline shocking statistic that nearly one–fifth of all maternity spending in England is spent on insurance for clinical negligence claims, equal to £700 per live birth. However, this is just a small detail in a wider report […]

Roberts Jackson Settles Another Clinical Negligence Case for £200,000

Roberts Jackson Settles Another Clinical Negligence Case for £200,000 For the second time this year Roberts Jackson Solicitors has settled a clinical negligence case for the sum of £200,000. The case was handled by Jennifer Corris, Associate and Solicitor at the award winning industrial disease and Clinical Negligence specialist firm. The claimant suffered an injury […]

How to Claim Compensation for a Faulty Hip Replacement

How to Pursue Defective Hip Replacement Claims If you have been affected by a faulty hip replacement, Roberts Jackson’s clinical negligence claims specialists can help. We act on behalf of clients who have had failed hip replacements using metal components manufactured by De Puy International (parent company Johnson & Johnson). Hip Replacement Background Hip replacement […]