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Agency nurse truck off following death of care home resident.

An agency nurse who accidentally gave a massive overdose to a 78-year-old care home resident has been struck off. Patricia Rosen was given 80mg of a morphine-like painkiller, Oxycodone, 16 times the safe amount for her, meant for another resident, also...

Bristol bowel mesh surgery should not have gone ahead.

Almost half of patients who were given a controversial type of bowel surgery should not have been operated on, a hospital trust has admitted. North Bristol NHS Trust has told 57 patients at Southmead Hospital in Bristol they should initially have been...

£37m award for catastrophic brain injury.

A six-year-old boy who suffered a "catastrophic" brain injury after his birth in hospital has received £37m in compensation from the NHS. The child suffered a brain fever after contracting the herpes simplex virus at Watford General...

Boy, 7 among the tragic toll of contaminated blood.

One victim of the contaminated blood scandal was a boy aged only seven, the public inquiry has heard. Colin Smith, a haemophiliac, died in 1990 after being given infected blood products. His parents, Colin and Janet Smith, were told in the hospital...

Bus company fined after fatal crash.

A bus company has been fined £2.3m after ignoring warnings about an erratic driver who crashed into a supermarket, killing two people. Midland Red (South) Ltd admitted health and safety breaches after Kailash Chander, then aged 77, smashed into a...

Little Girl Due Millions Following Delayed Caesarean Delivery

Doctors can be relied upon to do their best but, where negligent mistakes are made, the legal profession steps in to ensure that those who suffer are fairly compensated. In one case, a little girl who was left catastrophically disabled due to a delay in her...

Construction company fined after Sheffield fall.

A construction company has been fined £30,000 for safety breaches after a self-employed general builder fell seven metres onto a concrete floor while working at a home in Sheffield. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how the builder was working...

Hospital baby deaths review extended.

An independent review into a series of hospital baby deaths is to be extended after more families came forward with concerns about their care. In 2017 the then health secretary,  Jeremy Hunt, ordered an investigation into maternity care relating to 23...

Suspended sentence for employer.

A businessman has been sentenced after one of his workers severed three fingers. Andrew Gibson was given a suspended jail sentence for safety breaches after a worker suffered life-changing injuries. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how, on October...

Necrotising Fasciitis Victim Due Compensation for Paramedic's Error

Ambulance paramedics work under pressure but, if they make negligent mistakes, it is only right that those who suffer are fairly compensated. In a case on point, a pensioner who fell victim to the so-called 'flesh-eating bug' won the right to substantial...
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