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Manor Farm Medical Centre – Recent CQC report finds this healthcare provider to be “Inadequate”

A GP practice in West Norfolk has been rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and placed in special measures following an inspection in March.   The inspection also contributed to CQC’s wider review of emergency care in the surrounding areas.     The ratings following the CQC inspection were inadequate overall and are…

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Fungal infections kill more people that breast cancer

It has been reported that there are more than 150 million cases of severe fungal infections worldwide with over one and a half million deaths.   The reasons that fungal infections are not considered at the outset is because they are commonly are a complication of another condition, in particular persons with immunosuppressive conditions. The…

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Rugby player Kris Kirk and Testicular Cancer

Recently, rugby player Kris Kirk discovered that he had testicular cancer at 23 years old, after a discussion with a colleague who had booked to have a suspicious lump on his testicle examined by his GP.   This prompted Kris to perform an examination himself and he found a ‘hard lump’. His colleague’s diagnosis was…

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Can Voxel’s AI technology stop accidents from happening at work?

Here in the EL/PL Department, we recently hosted our work experience student Lauren Young.   Lauren assisted Alex with some of her day to day file tasks, observed her discussing cases with clients over the phone and took time to consider a new article outlining what workers in a new company, Voxel, are doing to…

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Face Equality Week 2022

The 16th – 20th May 2022 marks this year’s face equality week with the theme being staring.   The aim of this week is to raise awareness and educate people about how staring is a problematic behaviour and one that many people who have facial marks, scars or conditions feel negatively effects their mental health.…

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Progression of a Claim

You have been involved in an accident, you are hurt and financially in some difficulty and you know it was not your fault.   You would like to hold the company or individual accountable for their actions, but are unsure how to do this, or what it would involve. Firstly, let me reassure you that…

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Increasing ambulance waiting times are endangering patient safety

The BBC has recently reported that patients are suffering serious safety impacts due to increasing ambulance waiting times.   Analysis has found that there has been a 77% rise in the most serious safety incidents logged by paramedics in England’s over the past year compared to before the pandemic. These reports are produced where the…

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Oakwood Solicitors successfully represents Haydon Croucher Medical Negligence case

Oakwood Solicitors has, through will and determination, secured settlement for Tracey Furness in this very sad and distressing claim.   Tracey’s son, Haydon Croucher, committed suicide in November 2019 and the Hospital Trust has confirmed that her son would not have died had they not been negligent.   The Trust have admitted failings in the…

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Backlash as employment bill omitted from Queen’s Speech

Two years since it was first proposed, as had been widely predicted, the employment bill was not mentioned in the 2022 Queen’s Speech, implying that it has once again been put on the backburner by the government.   The Employment Bill omitted – which was initially announced in the Queen’s Speech in 2019 – would…

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