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Sepsis: lack of funding for vital health services must not deter parents from seeking help
Sepsis hit the headlines again last week following the tragic death of 18-year-old Melissa Whiteley.
A Face in the Crowd: Maxillofacial Trauma Conference
Fieldfisher is pleased to be running a conference in London on the 15th March 2018 to discuss different aspects of maxillofacial injuries.
A lifeline you've probably never heard of: Caron Heyes describes the vital work of Admiral Nurses for people living with dementia
Admiral Nurses is now one of Fieldfisher's chosen charities. Find out about the work they do and how they help those with dementia.
Mark Bowman welcomes Jeremy Hunt’s assurances NHS will do better on baby deaths
Jeremy Hunt is proposing changes in the way baby deaths and injuries are to be investigated
Sepsis: a killer that changes it name
The importance of raising awareness of the medical condition of sepsis and its potential to be devastating
Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Teams top the Legal 500 rankings
Fieldfisher's Personal Injury and Medical Negligence teams have been listed tier 1 in the Legal 500 rankings.
Fieldfisher hosts annual AvMA Charity Quiz Night
Fieldfisher hosted its annual AvMA Charity Quiz Night, raising over £3,500
An apology can be the difference between grieving well and being stuck in hell
Complicated grief can persist for years and a lack of answers can be a factor that prevents recovery after losing a loved one.
On World Cerebral Palsy Day, we reiterate our commitment to preventing hypoxic birth injury in the first place and then securing the best for our clients
Society has the responsibility to recognise and take remedial action when the injuries are caused by negligence and to provide the financial support to allow that person to live the best life possible.
New guidelines to treat pregnant women for Group B Strep
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has updated its guidelines regarding precautions against Group B Strep (GBS).
NHS study of cerebral palsy facts reveals systemic and human errors
An NHS report this month looking at data from cerebral palsy claims doesn't reveal anything particularly surprising about the reasons behind catastrophic neurological birth injuries.
The law must not force claimants to gamble crucial compensation
Parliament has been asked to consider changing the very practical system operated by the Lord Chancellor to say how lump sum compensation should be calculated.
Care home funding crisis threatens us all
A report in the Times today that one in six care homes is in danger of insolvency should set alarm bells ringing for all of us.
Partner Jane Weakley and team complete the London Prudential Ride 100
Jane Weakley, Partner within Fieldfisher's Personal Injury and Medical Negligence practice, has completed the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 helping to raise over £3000 for the Bobath Centre.
RCOG highlights proof babies could be saved with better care
Maternity initiatives introduced by the government in 2015 may have begun to bite as the number of stillbirths fell for the first time in a decade. The bad news is that too many babies still die because of inadequate maternity care.
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