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Sepsis deaths recorded in hospitals rose by more than a third in two years
In a heart-breaking reminder of the tragedy of sepsis, William Meade's mother Melissa commented in the press this month following a report that sepsis deaths have risen by more than a third in two years.
Caron Heyes reacts to worrying report of death of twins in hospitals
An extremely concerning report from the Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba), commissioned by the Department of Health, has revealed that key recommendations to ensure the safety of multiple births are not being followed by many hospitals.
Fieldfisher attends AvMA's 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference
AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) held its 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference on 29 and 30 June 2018.
Jane Weakley interviewed on the Victoria Derbyshire Show alongside her client Becky Tyler
Jane, her client Becky and Becky's mother Fiona were interviewed on the BBC programme Victoria Derbyshire.
NICE Guideline changes to red flag symptoms for diagnosing cauda equina syndrome
NICE have included new, more explicit symptoms for practitioners to look out for, and aid delays in diagnosis
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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