Category: medical negligence

Launching the Malvern Hills trek on World Asthma Day

Medical Accident Group are supporting The George Coller Memorial Fund, a charity which works to improve healthcare for children with asthma.

Shrewsbury maternity deaths caused by repeated failures, inquiry finds

A review into maternity failings at an NHS trust has found more than 200 babies may have died due to repeated failures.

Doctor talking to and comforting patient at hospital

Spire Healthcare review of gynaecologist’s patients

Spire Healthcare have begun contacting former patients of Philip Kaloo, as part of a review of treatment performed on patients under his care.

Father helping his child with using their asthma inhaler

Highlighting asthma care on World Asthma Day

Studies show that the rate of asthma deaths in the UK rose by more than 20% between 2015 and 2020.

Mother feeding her baby with bottle of milk

Call for “immediate and essential” action following Shrewsbury baby deaths inquiry

Seven “immediate and essential” actions have been identified for maternity services across England, after the independent inquiry into Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust found repeated failures that led to avoidable deaths of mothers and babies, in an interim report.

Row of ambulances near a hospital

‘Significant concerns’ raised about A&E at Royal Stoke Hospital

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) told University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust last summer that its care service provision required improvement.

orthopaedic doctor in their surgery treating a patient

Specialist in trauma and orthopaedic surgery suspended over treatment concerns

Concerns were raised after a specialist in trauma and orthopaedic surgery was suspended.

Doctor speaking to patient about patient's concerns over unsafe independent cosmetic surgery in a doctors office

Concerns over unsafe independent cosmetic surgery services

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has cancelled the registration of Bearwood Cosmetic Clinic in Birmingham.

pregnant woman sitting down looking at photograph of her unborn child

Negligence during pregnancy

A report has found Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust failed to follow best practice consistently.