Inquest into death of a Cambridge woman, who died whilst an inpatient at Fulbourn Hospital

The inquest is taking place this week at Huntingdon Town Hall into the death of a Cambridge woman, Hannah Allum, who took her own life whilst in a mental hospital. Sharon Allison, a medical negligence specialist at Ashtons Le...

Unknown breast surgery patients urged to come forward

In the press today is news of the £37 million in compensation payments which have been awarded to around 750 patients of the disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson.Back in April, Paterson was found guilty of 17 counts of wound...

Focusing on Specialist Client Liaison at Ashtons Legal

Ashtons Legal has become the first East Anglian based law firm to employ both a medically trained former Case Manager and a former Police Family Liaison Officer to support the work done by their catastrophic personal and medi...

False sense of security and weak passwords amongst NHS Staff

In May 2017, the NHS was attacked by ransomware (software that threatens to publish information unless a ransom is paid) which disabled computers and left clinicians unable to access patients’ medical records. The attack affe...