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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.
Government promise to improve midwife/mother relationship can't come soon enough
The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced an important maternity initiative that will hopefully reduce the number of baby death cases in the future.
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.
Tragedy of baby deaths at Nottingham City Hospital must generate change
A report into the death of a baby at Nottingham City Hospital details distressing findings.
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
The importance of recognising hip dysplasia in new-borns
A failure to diagnose DDH during early childhood can result in disabilities in later life.
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.
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.
Government must rebuild women's faith in maternity care
Years of underfunding of maternity care in the UK has resulted in a critical lack of faith in their safety, says Arti Shah.
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Samantha Critchley is mentioned in 'Samantha Critchley recovers £19million for nine-year-old girl left with 'catastrophic' brain damage'
Jennifer Buchanan is mentioned in 'Inspirational feedback from our maxillofacial trauma conference, A Face in the Crowd'
Peter Williams is mentioned in 'Court of Appeal offers compensation hope to victims of asbestos poisoning'
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