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Blood test to predict premature birth welcomed with caution
New research published highlights the use of blood tests to assess the due date of babies and also the genetic likelihood of a baby being born prematurely.
Jeremy Hunt admits 'deeply flawed' patient safety with NHS staff 'terrified' to admit mistakes
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt combined positive news that the Prime Minister has finally committed to increasing NHS funding with an admission that he has failed to improve patient safety.
Furness General Hospital baby deaths highlight need to overhaul the culture of dishonesty
A recent Professional Standards Authority report has just been published regarding avoidable deaths at Furness General Hospital.
Samantha Critchley recovers £19million for nine-year-old girl left with 'catastrophic' brain damage
Samantha Critchley comments in the Daily Mail regarding her case of a nine-year-old girl that suffered catastrophic brain damage after being born at Kings College Hospital.
Fieldfisher boosts its leading medical negligence team with partner Jenny Urwin joining in March
Leading medical negligence lawyers Fieldfisher has hired Jenny Urwin, Slater and Gordon Lawyers' Manchester head of clinical negligence.
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.
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