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The Symptoms of a Brain Tumour: Why Your GP May Miss the Signs

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Transcript of the video: Malcolm : I am Malcolm Underhill a solicitor IBB Solicitors. I specialise in acting for those who sustained a brain injury or have been diagnosed with a brain tumour. However I'm particularly concerned about those with a...

The Growing Mental Health Crisis For Our Younger Generation

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This May, the Commons health and social care and education select committees made their thoughts known on the Government's proposals to make in-roads into the growing mental health crisis affected young people.  The plans, in the form of a green...

Support For Brain Tumour Patients: An Interview With Becky Haggar

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Malcolm: I'm with Becky Haggar from the Hillingdon Brain Tumor and Injury Group . And I'm interested in learning, Becky, all about the group which I understand you set up some years ago. So how was it formed? Becky:  It was formed...

Why NHS delays could lead to a rise in clinical negligence claims

Malcolm Underhill
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This winter has seen the National Health Service under perhaps the heaviest pressure ever, with NHS bosses ordering hospitals to cancel tens of thousands of operations and outpatient appointments in an effort to free up capacity to cope with demand on...

We Need To Talk About Mental Health And Suicide

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If you are worried about someone’s mental health or are having suicidal thoughts, you can contact the Samaritans  on freephone 116 123 or your GP.  If you or someone you know is in an emergency situation, please call 999 [CM1]  ...

Overburdened NHS Sometimes Fails To Diagnose Minor Head Injuries

Malcolm Underhill
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This week is Road Safety Week and IBB Claims is proud to be a supporter of this event, which aims to inspire communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages throughout the country. Road traffic accidents account for 50% of all ...

Could Your Doctor Have Missed Your Bowel Cancer Symptoms?

Malcolm Underhill
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A new study by the British Journal of cancer released last week reported that one in five ‘red flag’ symptoms that indicate the presence of bowel cancer have been missed by GPs [1] .  The study also found that 16% of patients presenting...

The Tragedy of Cancer Misdiagnosis

Malcolm Underhill
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When someone receives a  diagnosis of cancer it can feel like their heart drops to the pit of their stomach.  Unless someone has been through it themselves, it is difficult to comprehend the swell of emotions a person feels in the first few days;...

'Never Events' Cause Never Ending Distress

Malcolm Underhill
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A patient’s entire testicle removed instead of the cyst on it.  The removal of a woman’s fallopian tube instead of an appendix.  A scalpel blade being left inside a patient following an operation. The above is not a synopsis of the...