Cervical Smear Test Debacle

Cervical Smear Test Debacle

Following on from the article posted on 15 November 2018 titled “Thousands caught up in 'appalling' cervical screening blunder,” it has emerged that s...

Independent review of Mental Health Act calls for reform

Independent review of Mental Health Act calls for reform

An Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983, chaired by Professor Sir Simon Wessely – Regius Professor of Psychiatry at King’s College London...

Leading mental health lawyer invites new chief executive to meet as trust goes into special measures again

A leading lawyer has invited the new chief executive of a failing mental health trust to meet her, to discuss 18 years’ experience of dealing with families bereaved because of the trust’s constant failings.Sharon Allison is a...

£60,000 obtained for undiagnosed wrist fracture

Julie Crossley, a medical negligence specialist at Ashtons Legal, has obtained £60,000 for Mr J, whose wrist fracture was not diagnosed when he was x-rayed in his local hospital in 2011. He was discharged on pain medication...