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Compensation Delays For Victims of Islington Child Abuse Scandal

Malcolm Underhill
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Those familiar with the many of accounts of physical, sexual, emotional abuse, and neglect within Islington’s children's homes, foster homes, and adoptive homes between the 1970s and 1990s will know how seeking justice for the victims has been...

A&E Now The Largest Source of NHS Clinical Negligence Claims

Simon Pimlott
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The NHS’s Accident and Emergency departments have, for decades, served a vital role at the front line of healthcare in the UK. We rightly trust that if we have a medical emergency, they provide the best chance of dealing with our problem and either...

Nearly 700 English Schools Referred to Health and Safety Body Due to Asbestos Concerns

Malcolm Underhill
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676 state-funded schools and academies in England have been referred to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for failing to show that they are properly managing the risk of harmful exposure to asbestos in their buildings. These failings could...

NHS Patients' Lives at Risk Due to Delays in Treating Sepsis

Simon Pimlott
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Delays in treating sepsis are putting patients’ lives at risk, according to new research carried out by BBC News. Sepsis is a serious, life-threatening condition that affects at least 250,000 people a year in the UK and is fatal in around 1 in 5...

Britain's Growing Health Inequality

Malcolm Underhill
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How Where You Live Can Affect Your Chances Of Effective Treatment When it comes to receiving healthcare, we take for granted that regardless of where you live in the UK, you will receive the same standard of care. Sadly, a new report has shown this is not...

Getting Compensation For Female Genital Mutilation

Malcolm Underhill
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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a scourge in the UK and one where its victims live in shame and secrecy.  In 2017/18, figures show that FGM was listed in 1,960 social work assessments by councils, double that of the previous year. Leethen...

Understanding the Impact of a Concussion Following a Head Injury

Malcolm Underhill
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Concussion is often associated with blows to the head suffered in sports, but the potential causes are far broader.  Falls, assaults, being hit by a moving object, motor vehicle accidents, and falling from a bicycle are just some of the many factors...

Brain Injury Awareness Week 2019

Malcolm Underhill
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May is a big month for Headway, the brain injury association. The 20th May 2019 marks the start of Brain Injury Week , an annual campaign to raise awareness of brain injury in the UK; and during this period, on 24th May 2019, Headway will be...

Almost Half of Bowel Mesh Operations Were Unnecessary, NHS Trust Admits

Malcolm Underhill
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Nearly half of patients who had an artificial mesh surgically implanted into their pelvic floor at a Bristol hospital should have been offered an alternative treatment, North Bristol NHS Trust has revealed . The NHS trust has informed 57 patients who...

Why Victims of Childhood Sex Abuse May Bury Memories For Years or Even Decades

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Transcript of the video: I  am interested to hear from your experience of what people say to you, what devices people use to keep it within themselves so that they don't have to confront - either by talking to others or just even within...

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